Elwana, Ilwana, “Malakote” (pej.), “Malankote” (pej.)
16,800 (2009 census), increasing.
Garissa and Tana River counties: Tana River north of Pokomo, between Bura and Garissa.
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Orthography under development. Poetry.
Latin script [Latn].
Cushitic influence. Muslim.