300,000 (2012 V. Vydrin).
Bafing Region, Touba department; northeast Dix-Huit Montagnes Region; Denguele Region south of Bako.
Baralaka (Barala), Finanga, Koroka, Mahouka, Tenenga. Some listed dialect speakers may not be able to use Mahou literature. Barala may be dialect of Wojenaka [jod].
Also use French [fra].
Mauka is the indigenous ethnonym; Mawu is the indigenous toponym and should not be confused with Mawu, the autoglottonym for Siwu [akp]. Muslim.