Quichua, Loja HighlandPrint
L1 users: 30,500 (2000).
Azuay province; El Oro province: Portovelo and Zeruma cantons; Loja province: Sarragaro area; Zamora-Chinchipe province: Yacuambi canton, sizable community in Zamora city; southern highlands.
Mainly older adults. Positive attitudes.
Latin script [Latn], experimental.
Trend to see Unified Quichua as proper grammar. Traditional religion, Christian.