230,000 (2004 SIL), increasing.
Northern Region, south; west central, upper branches of Volta lake area; Black Volta river to White Volta area, both sides.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (1951, Laws of the Gold Coast, Vernacular Literature Board Ordinance, as amended by Ordinance No. 44).
Choruba (Choroba), Gonja.
Vigorous. All domains. All ages.
Traditional religion, Muslim, Christian.