197,000 (2003 SIL), increasing.
Mopti region: Djenné circle, upstream on Niger river, Mopti circle, downstream on Niger river, into Youwarou circle, Tenenkou and Youwarou circles; Ségou region: Niger river, upstream from Mopti.
Pondori, Kotya (Kotyaxo), Korondougou, Débo. Lexical similarity: 53%–76% with Tieyaxo Bozo [boz] (most similar).
Latin script [Latn].