350,000 in Burkina Faso (1999 SIL). Population does not include the Bisa southern Barka region. Population total all countries: 591,000.
Centre-Est region: Boulgou, Koulpelogo, and Kouritenga provinces; Centre-Sud region: Bazega province, Zoundweogo province: Garango, Zabré, Gomboussougou, Tenkodogo cities; Plateau-Central region: Ganzourgou province: Boudry department.
Barka, Lebir, Lere. Related to Samo languages.
Latin script [Latn].
Different from Busa [bqp] of Nigeria. Ethnonym: Boussanse by the Mòoré. Muslim, Christian (Protestant), Christian (Roman Catholic), traditional religion.