5,000 (1994 SIL).
Guéra region: Bahr Signaka department, Melfi subprefecture, Gogmi to Badanga; southeast Hadjer-Lamis region.
Bedanga, Sokoro. Lexical similarity: 55% with Tamki [tax].
Most men also speak Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu] ( Boyd 1989).
Latin script [Latn].
A Djebren area group called, Tunjur of Melfi, may have spoken a now extinct Sokoro dialect; now reportedly mainly speak Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu]. Muslim.