L1 users: 8 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 600 (2010 census).
Khabarovskiy Kray: along rivers that empty into Tatar channel; Amur river near Komsomolsk-na-Amure; Vanino region, Datta and Uska-Orochskaya settlements; some among Nanai [gld] language speakers.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Orichen, Tez (Tazy).
Shifted to Russian [rus].
Russians, Ukrainians, and Evenki live among them. Formerly officially considered part of Udihe. Different from Orok [oaa]. Traditional religion.