20,000 (2002 UKAW). Ethnic population: 20,000.
Nusa Tenggara Timur Province; west central Rote island, Ba’a town and north to south coast; north and central region (North Lole dialect).
North Lole, South Lole, Ba’a. North Lole, na-hina, becomes South Lole, ni-hina.
Latin script [Latn].