Limi is spoken in the following locations.
- Yongde County (Wumulong 乌木龙彝族乡 and Yalian 亚练乡 Townships)
- Southern Guodazhai Township 郭大寨彝族白族乡, Fengqing County (pop. 4,000)
- Southeastern Yingpan Township 营盘镇, Fengqing County
- Yun County (pop. 1,000)
Yang (2017) reports that Limi is spoken by about 20,000 people in Yongde, Fengqing, and Yun counties. Limi speakers make up 70% of the 26,000 people living in Wumulong Township (乌木龙乡), Yongde County, Yunnan. About 2,600 members of a nearby ethnic group called "Luo" (倮族) (likely Lolopo) also live in and around Wumulong.
- Limi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Limi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Yang, Cathryn. 2017. "Introducing Limi: a rising tone is born". In Sociohistorical Linguistics in Southeast Asia: New Horizons for Tibeto-Burman Studies in honor of David Bradley. Brill.
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- Wang Xingzhong [王兴中] & Zhao Weihua [赵卫华]. 2013. Geography and multilingualism in Lincang [临沧地理与双语使用]. Kunming: Yunnan People's Press [云南人民出版社]. ISBN 978-7-222-08581-7
- Yang, Cathryn. n.d. Limi wordlist.
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