138,000 (1993 SIL).
Vallee du Bandama Region, north central area, west of Djimini area; Savanes Region, east of Korhogo city; Worodougou Region north of Lake Kossou.
Djidanan, Fondebougou, Fourgoula, Gbo (Zoro), Katiara, Katiola, Niakaramadougou, Niangbo, Niediekaha, Tafire. Lexical similarity: 76%–81% with Djimini [dyi] dialects.
Also use French [fra].
Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.