5,000 (Bradley 2007a). Ethnic population: 10,000 (2000 D. Bradley).
Guizhou province: northwest Libo county, Di’e, Fangcun, Jialiang, and Yangfeng villages; some in Dushan county.
7 (Shifting). Language of recognized nationality: Bouyei.
Mak, Chi, Ching (Cham), Hwa, Lyo. Dialect differences are minor. Reportedly similar to Ai-Cham [aih].