Kossi, Mouhoun, Tuy, Banwa, and Balé provinces; area 80 km east-west and 200 km north-south.
SVO, postpositions, relatives before noun heads, numerals, adjectives after noun heads; tonal
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, Muslim.