12,000 (2008), decreasing.
Shan state: Langkho district.
None known. Related to Riang Lang [ril]. Traditionally, the two groups occupy different social and geographic space, and wear different traditional clothing styles. Not related to the Riang [ria] and Kok Borok [trp]-speaking Riang people of India and Bangladesh or to Pa’o [blk], which is Sino-Tibetan.