60,000 (2009 S. Iva).
South-East Estonia - Võru and Põlva counties, parts of Valga and Tartu counties (about 10% of Estonia’s territory).
Eastern Võro, Seto, Western Võro. Seto is linguisticaly very close to Eastern Võro but many Setos consider Seto an independent language. There are about 5,000 Seto speakers. A member of macrolanguage Estonian [est].
Rapid shift to Standard Estonian [ekk]. Promotion and revival of Võro, which includes teachers, politicians, poets, geographers, and administrators, attempting to increase the usage. Home, workplace. Few children; most are elderly speakers living in rural areas.
Latin script [Latn].