70,000 (2011 SIL).
Kabul province: northwest of Kabul; Kapisa, Konar, Laghman, and Nurestan provinces; some in Nangarhar and Parvan provinces; Alisheng valley and others north of Sarobi.
Gulbahar, Kohnadeh, Laurowan, Sanjan, Shutul, Bolaghain, Pachagan, Alasai, Shamakot, Uzbin, Pandau, Najil, Parazhghan, Pashagar, Wadau, Nangarach. Unintelligible of other Pashai speakers. Lexical similarity: approximately 30% with Southeast Pashai [psi].