3,540 (2001 census). 2,480 monolinguals. Nearly all women monolingual; men fairly bilingual in Spanish [spa]. Ethnic population: 4,270 (2001 census).
Bolívar state: savannah and highland groups 240 km south of Caicara de Orinoco, west of Cuchivero river. 20 or more settlements.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (2008, Indigenous Languages Law, Article 4).
Also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].