17,000 in Burkina Faso (1998 SIL). Population total all countries: 22,920.
Kénédougou and Houet provinces, N’Dorola and Samorogouan areas. 12 villages. Also in Mali.
Black Bolon (Northern Bolon), White Bolon (Southern Bolon). The White Bolon dialect has higher inherent intelligibility with Jula [dyu] (81%) than the Black Bolon dialect (52%).
All ages. Also use Jula [dyu].
Muslim, traditional religion.