293,000 (1999 SIL). 20,000 Niao (1995 SIL).
18 Montagnes Region, Guiglo, Duékoué, Bangolo, and Tai subprefectures.
Beu (Zarabaon), Fleo, Gboo (Gbobo), Neao (Neabo, Niabo), Nyeo, Zaa (Zaha), Zagna, Zagne, Zibiao. Southern Wè has 7 more consonants than Northern Wè [wob].
Ethnic autonym: Wèè. Consider Wè one language with many dialects. They are one ethnic group, together with Krahn in Liberia. Christian, traditional religion, Muslim.