300,000 (2006 SIL). L2 users: 150,000. Almost no monolinguals. Ethnic population: 300,000. 230,000 Yowa; 70,000 Tangma.
Donga department: Djougou, Copargo communes, south into Bassila commune; north into Atakora department: Kouande, Natingou, and Pehonko communes; Borgou department: N’Dali commune.
Tangerem (Taneka), Yom. Yom and Tangerem dialects are very similar.
Latin script [Latn].
Yom dialect users are called Yowa; Tangerem users are Tangma. Traditional religion, Muslim.