35,000 in Burkina Faso (1999 SIL). All Senoufo languages: 173,000 (2009 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 38,000.
Hauts-Bassins region, Kenedougou province, Tagouara plateau, Koloko and Ouelaní prefectures, west of Bobo-Dioulasso, to Mali border; Cascades region, Leraba province, Oueleni department.
None known. 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.
Latin script [Latn].
Little intermarriage with others in the southern area. Traditional religion, Muslim.