L1 users: 607,000 (2014).
Drenthe and Groningen provinces: Delfzijl, Oldambt, and Bellingwedde municipalties.
West Groningen (West Gronings), Groningen-East Frisian (Gronings-Oostfries), Veenkoloniaals (Veen Colony), Westerwolds (Westerwold).
L1 of many rural people. Also use Dutch [nld].
Latin script [Latn].
Identified by the government as variant of Low Saxon [nds] (1996).