L1 users: 177,000 (Bradley 2007b). Ethnic population: 331,000 (2009 census).
Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces, Banmethuot area.
5 (Developing). Language of recognized ethnic group: E De.
Adham (A-Dham), Blo, Kodrao (Kdrao), Krung, Ndhur (Mdhur), Rde Kpa (Kpa). Krung dialect is different from the Bahnaric language Krung [krr] in Cambodia. Other dialect or ethnic group names are: Ktul, Dlie, Rue, E-pan, Dong Kay, Arul, Kah.
Latin script [Latn].
Ê Dê is an official ethnic community. Christian, traditional religion.