| 7,500 (2001 census)|
| Little Nicobar, Great Nicobar|
Southern Nicobarese, is a Nicobarese language, spoken on the Southern Nicobar Islands of Little Nicobar (Ong), Great Nicobar (Lo'ong), and a couple small neighboring islands, Kondul (Lamongshe) and Pulo Milo (Milo Island). Each is said to have its own dialect.
Southern Nicobarese language Wikipedia
Parmanand Lal (1977:23) reported 11 Nicobarese villages with 192 people in all, located mostly along the western coast of Great Nicobar Island. Pulo-babi village was the site of Lal's extensive ethnographic study.Pulo-kunyi
Lal (1977:104) also reported the presence of several Shompen villages in the interior of Great Nicobar Island.Dakade (10 km northeast of Pulo-babi, a Nicobarese village; 15 persons and 4 huts)
Puithey (16 km southeast of Pulo-babi)
Tataiya (inhabited by the Dogmar River Shompen group, who had moved from Tataiya to Pulo-kunyi between 1960 and 1977)