80,100, all users. 65,100 (2001 census). 15,000.
Himachal Pradesh state: Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti districts, Chauhra to Sangla and north along Satluj river to Morang, upper Ropa river valley villages; Rampur and Shimla area; Kashmir, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh states.
3 (Wider communication).
A Scheduled Tribe. Hindu, Buddhist, traditional religion.