1,570,000 in Uganda (2002 census), increasing. Population total all countries: 1,909,000.
East, Kumi, Ngora, Soroti, Serere, Bukedea, Amuria, Katakwi, Kaberamaido, Pallisa, and Tororo districts. Also in Kenya.
4 (Educational). De facto language of provincial identity in Tororo, 10 other districts.
VSO; highly inflectional; grammatical tone; vowel harmony
Vigorous. Home, market, work. All ages. Positive attitudes.
Ethnonym: Iteso. Christian, Muslim.