60,000 (2009 S. Iva).
South-East Estonia - Võru and Põlva counties, parts of Valga and Tartu counties (about 10% of Estonia’s territory).
Eastern Võro, Seto, Western Võro. Seto is linguisticaly very close to Eastern Võro but many Setos consider Seto an independent language. There are about 5,000 Seto speakers.
Rapid shift to Standard Estonian [ekk]. Home, workplace. Few children; most are elderly speakers living in rural areas.