61,400 in Burkina Faso (1991). Population total all countries: 63,100.
Comoé Province, north of Ouagadougou along main road to Banfora. Also in Côte d’Ivoire.
Banfora-Sienena, Gouindougouba, Niangoloko-Diarabakoko, Soubakanedougou. The Gouindougouba dialect is spoken in 1 or 2 villages. Turka [tuz] is the most similar language, but not inherently intelligible.
SVO; postpositions, articles, numerals, relatives after noun heads; question word final; no more than one affix per word; word order distinguishes objects and indirect objects; verb changes with tense and aspect; causatives by sentence order; comparatives; CV, CVC, CVV, VV, V; tonal
Traditional religion, Muslim, Christian.