230,000 (2004 SIL), increasing.
Northern region: upper basin of Volta lake area; Brong-Ahafo region: Kintampa North district, separate area to west.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (1951, Laws of the Gold Coast, Vernacular Literature Board Ordinance, as amended by Ordinance No. 44).
Choruba (Choroba), Gonja.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1970.
Traditional religion, Muslim.