L1 users: 42,600 (2014 census), decreasing. Census based on tribal affiliation. Total users in all countries: 47,100.
Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts: Ruwenzori mountains, Democratic Republic of the Congo border area south of Lake Albert; Beni district: Watalinga and Bawisa subcounties.
7 vowels, 24 consonants; tonal.
Latin script [Latn], used since 2009, in development.
Traditional religion, Christian.