L1 users: 1,200 (1987 Z. Guo-qiao). Total users in all countries: 1,220.
Guangxi province: Longlin county, Muji village; Guizhou province: Guanling county, Dingyinxiao village; Langdai county, Ruojiao and Zhuijiao villages; Zhijin county, Agong village; Zunyi county, Jianshan village; Yunnan province: Malipo (Tu’lu dialect).
8b (Nearly extinct). Language of recognized nationality: Gelao.