669,000 in Cameroon (1986). Possibly 13,000,000 speakers of all Fulfulde varieties. Population total all countries: 929,500.
Widespead in Far North, North and Adamawa regions. Also in Chad, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan, United States.
3 (Wider communication).
Akuure, Bilkire (Bilkiri), Garoua, Maroua, Ngaondéré, Nomadic Fulfulde - Mbororoore. Lexical similarity: high with Maroua, Garoua, and Ngaoundere dialects.
SVO, Maroua dialect sometimes uses VSO
Glossonym: Fulfulde. Ethnonym: Fulbe. Muslim, Christian.