14,200 (Stevenson 1984).
South Kordofan State, Katla hills 56 km southwest of Dilling. Katla dialect: Bombori, Kateik, Kiddu, Kirkpong, Karoka, and Koldrong; Julud dialect: Karkarya, Karkando, Kolbi, Kambai, Rumber, Octiang, Sabba, Tolot, Kary, Kitanngo, Kimndang, Kabog, Koto Kork, Kabosh, and Kabog North.
Julud, Katla. Julud speakers understand almost everything spoken in Katla, and some Tima [tms].
Julud is decreasing. Julud not spoken by children and youth. Also use Sudanese Spoken Arabic [apd].