1,740 (2010 census). 1,000 Inxokvari speakers (Salminen 2007). Ethnic population: 4,000 (2014 NCRP).
Dagestan republic: Tsumadinsky district, Khonokh, Khvarshi, Kvantlada, Inkhokvari, and Santlada villages.
6b (Threatened). Statutory language of provincial identity in Dagestan Autonomous Republic (1994, Constitution, Article 10).
Xvarshi proper, Inxokvari (Inkhokvari).
50%–60% of children speak Khvarshi. Positive attitudes. Also use Russian [rus]. Also use Avar [ava], as a literary language.
Traditional territory and way of life. Sometimes Xvarshi and Inxokvari are treated as two separate languages. Muslim.