Tuy, Kossi, Mouhoun, Banwa, Bale, Bougouriba, Houet, Nayala, Ioba and Sissili provinces; area 80 km east-west and 200 km north-south.
SVO, postpositions, relatives before noun heads, numerals, adjectives after noun heads; tonal.
Latin script [Latn].
Ethnic autonym: Bwa (sg.), Bwaba (pl.) in Dedougou dialect. Ethnonym: Bobo, Bambara name for Buamu, Bomo, or Bobo Fing, but properly applies only to Bobo Fing. Pwe is a town, not a dialect (1973 CMA). Traditional religion, Christian (Protestant).