131,000 (2010 census).
Central Timor mountains, Ainaro, Aileu, Ermera, and Manufahi districts; north coast, Bobonaro, Dili, and Liquiçá districts; south coast, Cova Lima District.
Damata, Lolei, Mambae, Manua. North Mambae and South Mambae show significant differences.
Second most widely spoken language of East Timor.
Latin script [Latn].