20,000 (2002 UKAW). Ethnic population: 20,000.
Nusa Tenggara Timur Province; west central Rote island, from northern coast Ba’a town to south coast; North Lole dialect covers north and central regions of Lole domain.
Ba’a, North Lole, South Lole. North Lole, na-hina, becomes South Lole, ni-hina.
Latin script [Latn].