260 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 6,400 (2014 NCRP).
Dagestan republic: Akhvakhsky district, 10 villages.
6a (Vigorous). Statutory language of provincial identity in Dagestan Autonomous Republic (1994, Constitution, Article 10).
Tokita (Tokitin), Karata proper (Anchix, Archo, Chabakaroi, Enkhelo, Ratsitl). Karatin and Tokitin dialects are quite different.
Home. Positive attitudes. Also use Russian [rus]. Also use Avar [ava], as a literary language.