Sulawesi Tengah Province, Banggai regency, north shore, Tomini bay, Balingara town east to Mount Balantak area, south shore, from Lamala bay southwest along Peleng strait to Mantawa town, inland up to central highlands; Tojo Una-Una regency, Togian islands, Walbabhi island: Batui, Kintom, Luwuk, East Luwuk, Boalemo, Pagimana, Bunta, and Nuhon subdistricts, 136 villages.
Some children only use Indonesian [ind].
Latin script [Latn].
Users prefer Saluan over Loinang. Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.