L1 users: 2,150 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 10,000 (2014 NCRP).
Dagestan Republic: Tsumadinsky district, Tindi, Angida, Aknada, Echeda, and Tissi villages.
6b (Threatened). Statutory language of provincial identity in Dagestan Autonomous Republic (1994, Article 10, Constitution).
Tindin-Echendin, Angidin-Aknadin. Bagvalal [kva] closely related, but probably not inherently intelligible.