7,000 (2001 SIL).
Far North Region, Mayo-Tsanaga division, Mokolo subdivision, Mogode canton, Gawar area, south of Mokolo. Some Gavar Hossere live among Gavar-Fulfulde, and some isolated in Kortchi village mountain area.
Lexical similarity: 90% with Buwal [bhs].
The Gavar Hossere speak Gavar; the Gavar Fulfulde speak Fulfulde [fub]. Home, village. Gavar Hossere use Fulfulde [fub] in the market and for outside contacts. French [fra] is learned by the few who go to school. Comprehension of surrounding languages, Mofu-Gudur [mif], Mafa [maf], Daba [dbq], is limited.
Traditional religion, Christian.