L1 users: 2,130,000 (2014 census), increasing. Census based on tribal affiliation.
Apac, Kole, Lira, Oyam, Amolatar, Dokolo, Alebtong, Otuke, Abim, Moroto, Napak, Kotido, Kamuli, Buyende, and Kayunga districts: north of Lake Kyoga.
5 (Developing). De facto language of provincial identity in Apac, 6 other districts north of Lake Kyogo.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1967, revised in 2010.