470,000 (2000 census). 20,000 in Jakarta (1992). L2 users: Some immigrants from other ethnic groups.
Sumatera Selatan Province; separate areas along Komering river from Lake Ranau to near Palembang city.
Downstream Komering, Kayu Agung, Kayu Agung Asli, Komering, Upstream Komering. Lexical similarity: 70% with the Kalianda dialect of Lampung Api [ljp]; 74% with Sungkai dialect of Lampung Api (most similar).
Muslim (Shafi Sunni).