736,000 (2002 census), increasing. 260,000 Karamojong, 147,000 Jie and 329,000 Dodoth.
Moroto, Napak, Kaabong, Nakapiripirit, Kotido, Kitgum, Abim, Kapchorwa, and Sironko districts.
VSO; highly inflectional; grammatical tone; vowel harmony; voiceless vowels.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1932.
The people are pastoralist and seminomadic but much less so recently due to disarmament and forced settlement. Christian, traditional religion.