350,000 in Burkina Faso (1999 SIL). Population does not include the Bisa southern Barka region. Population total all countries: 582,000.
South central, Boulgou and Zoundweogo provinces, Garango, Zabré, Gomboussougou, Tenkodogo cities. Also in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo (Bissa).
Barka, Lebir, Lere. Related to Samo languages.
Different from Busa [bqp] of Nigeria. Ethnonym: Boussanse by the Mòoré. Muslim, traditional religion, Christian.