460 (2011 census)|
nomadic Raute (25, no date) are monolingual
Alternate names include Boto boli, Khamchi, Raji, Rajwar, Ra’te, Rautya, Rautye (Ethnologue).
Ethnologue lists the following locations for historical and present locations of the Raute.
- Jogbudha and Sirsa VDC's, Dadeldhura District, Mahakali Zone: in Karnali and Mahakali (Kali) rivers watershed regions (800 settled)
- Former nomadic camp in Surkhet district, Bheri Zone
- Midwest and far west forest regions (about 25 nomads).