9,000 (2003 SIL).
Iringa Region, Makete district, near Kitulo plateau.
2 very closely related varieties: 1 in the lower villages and 1 in villages with a higher elevation.
Vigorous. Most domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Swahili [swh], some with low proficiency.
Magoma is often considered part of Kinga [zga], but Magoma see themselves as separate. They say that they cannot understand Kinga well and low similarity figures on wordlist comparison support this claim. Children do not understand Kinga. Christian.