|Regions with significant populations|
|Related ethnic groups|
|History of the Priamurye region|
|also including Heilongjiang, Amur Oblast and southern part of Khabarovsk Krai|
The ethnonym "Negidal" is a Russification of the Ewenki term ngegida, which means "coastal people".
According to the 2002 census, there were 567 Negidals in Russia, 147 of which still spoke the Negidal language. According to the 2010 census, there were 513 Negidals in Russia, 75 of which still spoke the Negidal language.