55,500 in Guinea (2002 SIL). Population total all countries: 104,500.
Widely dispersed areas (4); Faranah Prefecture, south toward Sierra Leone border; northern area, northwest Mali Prefecture; north Koubia and north Tougue subprefecture, Senegal-Mali border; Dinguiraye Prefecture, Bafing river, Boukaria area; 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.