145,000 (2000 census).
Bengkulu and Sumatera Selatan provinces: Lubuklinggau and Muaraklingi areas south, east, and north; small group east of Bengkulu city.
Lembak Delapan, Sindang Kelingi, Beliti, Lubuk Linggau. A member of macrolanguage Malay [msa].
The Lembak Delapan dialect of Col in Bengkulu is not to be confused with the Lembak subdialect of the Belide dialect of Musi [mui]. Muslim.