210,000 in Guinea (2012 V. Vydrin). Population total all countries: 249,200.
Nzérékoré Region, Beyla prefecture. Gbasando dialect: Kabadian Mallerou, Ouanino, Dyibarou, Balanfe, Diatela, Boukorodou villages along the Beyla-Sinko road and to the north of Sinko. Woroduu dialect: Sokourala subprefecture. Karagba dialect: Lola subprefecture. Also in Liberia.
All Karagba are bilingual in Kono [knu].
Speakers of the eastern dialects often refer to themselves as Jula. Muslim.