L1 users: 1,530 (2000 census).
East Sepik province: Angoram district. 9 villages on Middle Karawari and Wagupmeri rivers. Another dialect has 4 villages near Kuvanmas lake.
Used as L2 by Sumariup [siv].
Latin script [Latn].
Karawari is distinct from Karawari [tzx] in the Pondo branch. Traditional religion, Christian.