125,000 (1990 SIL). 50,000 Kajang, 10,000 Tiro.
South Sulawesi Province, Sinjai, Bulukumba, and Bantaeng regencies. Southeasternmost corner of peninsula; Salayer strait.
Bantaeng (Bonthain), Konjo Pesisir (Ara, Bira), Tana Toa (Black Konjo, Kadjang, Kajang, Tana Towa). Tana Toa is north end of dialect subgroup. Lexical similarity: 76% with Makassar [mak]; Tana Toa dialect: 10% with other coastal dialects.
Youth increasingly use Indonesian [ind].
Tana Towa resist modern ways, contact with outsiders. Muslim, traditional religion.