L1 users: 3,800 (2011 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 6,180.
Oghuz and Qabala districts: Mirzabeyli, Niç, and Oghuz.
5 (Developing). De facto language of provincial identity in Qabala District.
Oghuz (Vartashen), Nidzh (Nic, Nij, Nizh), Oktomberi. Oktomberi dialect more divergent from Nic Udi than from Oghuz Udi. One of the most divergent Lezgian (Lezgic) languages.
Cyrillic script [Cyrl].
Nic dialect is vigorous (6a). Oghuz dialect is moribund (8a), as only about 100 persons remain in Oghuz. Christian.