15,000 in Ghana (2003 GILLBT). Total users in all countries: 19,000.
Brong-Ahafo region: Numasa, east of Sampa, northwest of Wenchi.
Bungase, Gyogo, Hwela (Vwela, Weela, Weila, Wiila), Dwera (Manji-Kasa), Atumfuor (Atumfuor-Kasa), Ntoleh.
Also use Akan [aka].
Numu is a caste of blacksmiths who speak the same dialect. Muslim, traditional religion.