1,100,000 (2000 census).
Sumatera Utara Province; southern interior area extending from Padang Sidempuan, across borders with Riau and Sumatera Barat provinces.
None known. Sociolinguistically different from Angkola Batak [akb].
Batak script [Batk].
A general form of Batak common to a wider area than Angkola. Muslim.