26,100 in Uganda (2002 census), decreasing. Population total all countries: 41,730.
Mostly larger population areas, eg., Bombo, Arua, Koboko, Yumbe, and Kumi. Also in Kenya, United States.
Conflicting reports of intelligibility with Sudanese Creole Arabic [pga]. 90% of the lexicon comes from Arabic.
Home. Mostly adults. Positive to neutral attitudes, especially among youth. Also use surrounding languages.
Came from Sudan and originally settled near Bombo town, but now have dispersed. Muslim.