61,000 (Wang Fushi and Mao Zhongwu 1995).
Central Guizhou Province east of Guiyang, Weng’an, Guiding, Longli, and Kaiyang counties, Fuquan and Kaili municipalities.
2 dialects. Not inherently intelligible of other Miao varieties.
Home, community, market.
Officially classified within Miao nationality, except Xijia group officially classified within She nationality. Traditional religion.