|Location||Burma, Shan State in the eastern mountains|
|Estimated Population||150,000 (1996, the Akha Society for Culture and Art, Kinting)|
|Lifestyle||Sedentary (The Akha are originally from Mongolia and Tibet, but moved to Burma due to political conditions.)|
|Level of Assimilation||Some assimilated, some very traditional|
Classification: Sino-Tibetan language family (Lolo branch).
Dialects: Ako and Asong
|NGOs||The Akha Heritage Foundation, The South-East Asian Mountain Minority Peoples Culture and Development.|