156,000 (1993 SIL).
Montagnes district: Fakobly and Kouibly subprefectures.
Tao, Péomé, Sémien (Gbéan). Kouibly dialect intelligible to about half of Wè Southern [gxx] speakers. Lexical similarity: 90%–94% among dialects, Kouibly dialect (Tao and Gbean) has 84%–89% lexical similarity with Wè Southern dialects.
Whistle speech reported.
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.