17,000 in Burkina Faso (1998 SIL). Population total all countries: 22,920.
Kenedougou and Houet provinces, N’Dorola and Samorogouan areas. 12 villages.
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.