41,100 (2000). Population lower in Wadi Fira (home region) than in Batha and Ouaddaï regions.
Wadi Fira Region, Biltine department, Biltine subprefecture, Mimi Goz and Mimi Hadjer cantons; Batha Region, Batha Est department, Oum Hadjer and Haraze Djombo Kibit subprefectures; some in Ouaddaï Region.
Vigorous. Positive attitudes. Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].