460,000 (2012 V. Vydrin).
Mainly Nzerekore Prefecture, southeast at Liberia border; central Yomou Prefecture; Macenta Prefecture between Nzebola and Dondano towns; small border areas in Beyla and Lola prefectures.
5 (Developing). De facto language of national identity.
Latin script [Latn].
’Guerze’ is the French name. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.