|Ethnicity||13,000 Thakali people (2001 census)|
|5,900 (2002 – 2011 census)|
Seke (Tangbe, Tetang, Chuksang) is sometimes considered a separate language. Other names and dialect names are Barhagaule, Marpha, Panchgaunle, Puntan Thakali, Syang, Tamhang Thakali, Thaksaatsaye, Thaksatsae, Thaksya, Tukuche, Yhulkasom.
Thakali is spoken in the middle of the Kali Gandaki River valley and in the upper part of the Kali Gandaki Gorge (also known as Thak Khola), in Mustang District, Dhawalagiri Zone. The Thakali area is bounded by Annapurna Himal on one side and Dhawalagiri Himal on the other, with Tatopani village in the south and Jomsom in the north (Ethnologue).
The Tukuche dialect is spoken from Tukuche to Thaksatsae, in 13 villages: Tukuche, Khanti, Kobang, Larjung, Dampu, Naurikot, Bhurjungkot, Nakung, Tithi, Kunjo, Taglung, Lete, Ghansa. Many live outside the area.
Ethnologue lists the following dialects of Thakali.
- Tukuche (Tamhang Thakali, Thaksaatsaye, Thaksatsae)
- Marpha (Puntan Thakali)
- Syang (Yhulkasom)
Seke has the following dialects.
- Thakali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Seke at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Thakali". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Seke". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- OLAC resources in and about the Thakali language
- "Thakali language - Audio Bible stories and lessons". Global Recordings Network. Retrieved 2014-06-09.
- "Thakali language". SIL International. Retrieved 2014-06-09.