||50,000 (2000). Ethnic population: 374,152.
||West Assam, Darrang, Goalpara, Kamrup districts; Nagaland; West Bengal, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar Subdivision, Koch Bihar District, Tafangunj Subdivision; Meghalaya, East, West Garo Hills districts.
||Maitaria (Maituri, Maitoria), Rangdania (Rongdani). Rongdani is the standard dialect. Lexical similarity: 73% between Maituri and Rongdani. 31%–39% with Koch [kdq].
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Jingpho-Konyak-Bodo, Konyak-Bodo-Garo, Bodo-Garo, Koch
||Home, market, other villages. All ages. Also use Assamese [asm] or Bengali [ben].
||Literacy rate in L2: 30%–50%. High interest in language development. Taught in primary and secondary schools. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2000.
||Bengali script. Latin script, preferred by Catholics.
||A Scheduled Tribe. Agriculturalists. Traditional religion, Hindu, Christian.