Andi is member of the Avar-Andic branch of the Northeast
Caucasian languages spoken in Dagestan in the Russian
Federation by about 21,800 speakers. The Andis (khivannal) live mainly in nine
villages: Andi, Gunha, Gagatl, Rikvani, Chakhno, Zilo, Munib and
Kvanhidatl, in the mountains of northwestern Dagestan mountain. Andi is
rarely written and Andi speakers generally write in Avar or Russian.