||1,750 (2006 Willis). Population total all countries: 2,950. Ethnic population: 4,000.
||Uttarakhand, Pithoragarh District, Darchula and Munsyari tahsils, Dhauli Valley, from Tawaghat near Dharchula south to Sipoo in the north along Dhauli River. Dar, Bongling, Selachal, Nanglin, Baling, Dugtu, Saung, Baun, Philam, Datu, Gwo, Marchha, Dhakar, Sobla, Sipoo villages. Also in Nepal.
||Darimiya, Darmani, Saukas, Shaukas
||Related to Rangkas [rgk], Chaudangsi [cdn], Byangsi [bee].
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Tibeto-Kanauri, Western Himalayish, Almora
||Learn Kumaoni [kfy] and Hindi simultaneously with their mother tongue. Code switching and code mixing very common. Uncertain whether stable bilingualism will continue or whether Kumaoni or Hindi will replace Darmiya. Home, community. Low prestige. Many also use Kumaoni [kfy] or Hindi. Some also use Tibetan [bod] or Nepali [nep]. Hindi is medium of education at all levels.
||Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Grammar.
||‘Ranglo’ or ‘Rang’ often used for Byangs, Chaudangs, Darmiya, and Rongpo. Agriculturalists; weavers. Hindu mixed with traditional religion.