400,000 in Angola. Population total all countries: 455,400.
Widespread: Southeast, adjacent areas, southwest Moxico Province, Lucazi municipality. Kuando-Kubango: from Mavinga to Kuito Kuanavale. Also in Namibia (Luchazi), Zambia (Luchazi).
Part of Ngangela subgroup. Readily intelligible with all variants of the Ngangela macrolanguage.
Home, church, commerce. All ages. Positive attitudes.
Lucazi is a prestige form of the Ngangela language cluster. Christian, traditional religion.