L1 users: 9,000 (2003 SIL).
Mbeya region; Njombe region: Makete district, near Kitulo plateau.
None known. 2 very closely related varieties: 1 in the lower villages and 1 in villages with a higher elevation.
Magoma is often considered part of Kinga [zga], but Magoma see themselves as separate. They say that they cannot understand Kinga well and low similarity figures on wordlist comparison support this claim. Children do not understand Kinga. Christian, traditional religion.