350,000 in Burkina Faso (1999 SIL). Population does not include the Bisa southern Barka region. Population total all countries: 591,000.
South central, Boulgou and Zoundweogo provinces, Garango, Zabré, Gomboussougou, Tenkodogo cities; Ganzourgou Province, Boudry department; Koulpelogo Province, several areas; also in Bazega and Kouritenga provinces.
Barka, Lebir, Lere. Related to Samo languages.
Latin script [Latn].
Different from Busa [bqp] of Nigeria. Ethnonym: Boussanse by the Mòoré. Muslim, Christian (Protestant), Christian (Roman Catholic), traditional religion.