L1 users: 2,500 (Morey 2006).
Arunachal Pradesh state: Changlang and Lohit districts; Assam state: Dibrugarh and Sibsagar districts; Tinsukia district, Margherita sub-district.
Turung. Lexical similarity: 50% with Jingpho [kac] of Myanmar.
Latin script [Latn].
Many loans from Khamti [kht]. Kachin refers to a cultural, rather than a linguistic group. A Scheduled Tribe. Buddhist, traditional religion.