L1 users: 950 (Brenzinger 2013), decreasing. Ethnic population: 950 (Brenzinger 2013).
Singida region: southeast of Lake Eyasi, south and northwest; Manyara region: Iramba and Mbulu districts; Simiyu region: Maswa district.
Bali may be a dialect.
Nomadic. Population dwindling. Pressures from outside resulting in less land, food, and more disease. Traditional religion, Christian.