24,300 (2007 census). L2 users: 120. 13,800 monolinguals.
Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region: extreme southwest corner, south Omo zone, Omo and Kibish rivers area.
VSO; highly inflectional, grammatical tone (tense, case); vowel harmony; voiceless vowels.
Latin script [Latn].
Semi-nomadic; follow cattle into Sudan, Moru Angipi region. Traditional religion, Christian.