2,300 (2003 GILLBT). 280–400 in Sandema District, probably about 280 in Kpaliwongo.
Upper East region: Sandema district; Navrongo, Bolgatonga, Nalerigu, and Kpaliwogo, near Wa.
A source says they are from Niger or Mali. Glossonym: Yare or Yarsi by the Bulsa. Distinct from Dagari-Dioula [dgd] in Burkina Faso. Muslim.