L1 users: 1,600 (Liang 1990). 300 households.
Ha Giang province: Manbang and Manmei.
7 (Shifting). Language of recognized ethnic group: La Chi.
None known. Lexical similarity: 30%–40% with other Lachi.
Part of the La Chí official ethnic community (13,158, 2009 census) which includes White Lachi [lwh].