5,000 (1994 SIL).
Guéra region: Bahr Signaka department, Melfi subprefecture, Badanga to Gogmi; Hadjer-Lamis region: southeast.
Sokoro, Bedanga. Lexical similarity: 55% with Tamki [tax].
Most also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu], especially men (Boyd 1989).
Latin script [Latn].
A Djebren area group called, Tunjur of Melfi, may have spoken a now extinct Sokoro dialect; now reportedly mainly speak Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu]. Muslim.