19,500 in Burkina Faso (1995 SIL).
Comoé and Houet provinces, halfway between Banfora and Bobo-Dioulasso; Toussiana is center area. Also in Côte d’Ivoire.
40% inherent intelligibility of Northern Toussian [tsp]. Nianha dialect is central. Each village has a separate dialect.
SOV; postpositions; genitives before noun heads; articles, adjectives, numerals, relatives after noun heads; word order distinguishes subjects, objects, indirect objects, passives; causatives; comparatives; V, CV, CVC, CCV; tonal
Traditional religion, Muslim, Christian.