160,000 in Benin (2014 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 162,050.
Atakora and Alibori departments, along Niger and Medru rivers, down to Kandi: Djougou, Parakou, and other northern towns.
3 (Wider communication).
Latin script [Latn].
Djougou and Parakou speech varieties reportedly different from that in the northeast. Different from Dendi [deq] in Central African Republic. Muslim.