L1 users: 100 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 1,500 (2010 census).
Khabarovskiy Kray: Lazo area, Gvasiugi settlement, Arsenievo settlement; Primorskiy Kray: Pozharsky area, Krasny Yar, Olon, and Sobolinyi settlements; Ternei area, Agzu settlement; Krasnoarmeisky area, Roschino, Dalniy Kut, and Melnichnoye settlements; Siberia far east.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Khungari, Khor, Aniuy, Samarga, Bikin, Iman, Kur-Urmi. Dialect differences not great.
Shifting rapidly to Russian [rus] (Salminen 2007). Home. Elderly only.
Cyrillic script [Cyrl].
Resettled in artificial villages in Russian-speaking [rus] region with Ukrainian and Nanai people. Children sent to boarding schools. Hezhe, in China may refer to this. Traditional religion, Christian.