Zhuang, Eastern Hongshuihe

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A language of China

Population

1,200,000 (2007).

Location

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region: south Shanglin county, south Xincheng district, south Xingbin district, north Guigang city, west Guiping city, and south Wuxuan county; some in Guangdong province; south of Hongshuihe and Qianjiang rivers.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Zhuang.

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Zhuang [zha].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes.

Writing

Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja) script [Hani], dating from Han dynasty, mainly used in non-official domains, gaining popularity.