69,000 (2004 SIL), increasing. 2,700 Yeji.
A triangular area with Volta lake south, Daka river northwest. Yeji is south of the lake.
Northern Chumburung (Banda), Southern Chumburung (Bejamse, Borae, Chinderi, Gurubi, Lonto), Yeji (Yedji). Somewhat intelligible with Krache [kye]. Lexical similarity: 77% with the Yeji dialect, 79% with Kplang [kph], 78% with Krache, 69% with Dwang [nnu], 67% with Nawuri [naw] and Gikyode [acd], 60% with Gonja [gjn].
Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Most also use Akan [aka].
Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.