L1 users: 26,000 (2002 SIL), increasing. 13,000 monolinguals.
Enga province: Porgera patrol–post area.
Porgera, Paiela, Tipinini. Paiela and Pogera have minor lexical differences; Tipinini is reportedly similar to Enga [enq].
Vigorous. Home. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Hewa [ham].
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.