L1 users: 80,000 (1982 SIL). All Totonac languages: 202,000 (2000 INALI).
Veracruz state: Gulf of Mexico, Cazonas river mouth, along coast to La Guadalupe; inland south past Paso del Correro; inland north past Tihuatlan; Puebla state: border area west of Pozo Rico.
None known. 40% intelligibility of Highland Totonac [tos] (most similar).
SVO; long words, affixes, clitics; nontonal.
Latin script [Latn].
Traditional religion, Christian.