55,500 in Guinea (2002 SIL). Population total all countries: 104,500.
Faranah region: south toward Sierra Leone border, and Dinguiraye prefecture, Bafing river, Boukaria area; Labé region: northwest Mali prefecture; north Koubia and north Tougue subprefecture, Senegal-Mali border; Dinguiraye prefecture, Bafing river, Boukaria area; Boké region: Gaouala prefecture, enclave between Guinea-Bissau border and Koumbia.
Firia, Sulima. Reportedly similar to Susu [sus], but only marginally intelligible. Lexical similarity: 83%–92% among dialects.