35,000 in Burkina Faso (1999 SIL). Population total all countries: 38,000.
Kénédougou Province, Tagouara plateau, Koloko and Ouelaní prefectures, west of Bobo-Dioulasso, to Mali border. Also in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali.
Intelligibility low of Nanerige Senoufo [sen].
SOV; postpositions; genitives before nouns, articles, adjectives, numerals after noun head, question word initial; 1 prefix, 2 suffixes; word order distinguishes subjects, objects, indirect objects; CV, CVV; tonal, 3 tones
Little intermarriage with others in the southern area. Traditional religion, Muslim, Christian.