L1 users: 100,000 (2011 SIL).
Northeast of Kabul, and in Kapisa province; north of Sarobi, Tagau (Tagab) valley.
Tagau, Ishpi, Isken. Not intelligible of other Pashai languages. Lexical similarity: Less than 30% with other Pashai languages.
Pashai peoples have rich folklore and songs preserved by oral tradition. Muslim.