9,000 (2010 SIL), increasing. 6,000 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 9,000.
Both sides of Madang and Morobe provincial border in Finisterre range.
Isan, Kewieng, Nokopo, Wandabong.
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–35%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%. Taught in primary schools. Poetry. Dictionary. NT: 2010.
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.