L1 users: 91,000 (2005 SIL).
Ituri province: Aru territory, between Nzoro and Lowa rivers along Aru to Aba road.
Reportedly similar to Kaliko [kbo]. Previously considered a Kaliko dialect.
Literacy rate in L2: 65% in Bangala [bxg], 30% in French [fra]. Bible portions: 2006–2011.
Latin script [Latn].