26,100 in Uganda (2002 census), decreasing. Population total all countries: 41,730.
Scattered. Arua, Bombo, Koboko, Kumi, Luwero, and Yumbe districts: generally in larger population areas.
None known. 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.
Latin script [Latn].
Came from Sudan and originally settled near Bombo town, but now have dispersed. Muslim.