L1 users: 54,000 (Bradley 2007b). Ethnic population: 60,000.
Yunnan province: Huaning county, Panxi district; northeast Jianshui county, 1 village; north Kaiyuan county, Lebaidao district, Jiedian community; Mazheshao district, Chongzi community; Xiaolongtan district, Xiaolongtan community; Mile county: Jiangbian, Wushan, and Xun Jian districts.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Yi.
Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].