L1 users: 44,800 (1993 census).
Chari-Baguirmi region: Massenya subprefecture, Massenya area, Bousso subprefecture, Bousso area; Mayo-Kebbi Est and Moyen-Chari regions. West of Massenya and along Chari river between Guélendeng and N’Djamena (Bangri dialect); Chari river from Bousso to Guélendeng (Dam dialect); Massenya (Gol dialect); east of Massenya (Kibar dialect).
3 (Wider communication). Widely spoken as L2 or becoming L1 in neighboring people groups.
Gol, Kibar, Bangri, Dam. Many dialects.
Latin script [Latn].
Relatively small language used vehicularly in a limited area. Muslim.