Alternate Names: Amar, Amarcocche, Amer, Ammar, Bana, Banna, Bena, Beshada, Cocche, Hamar, Hamar-Koke, Hamer, Hammer, Hammercoche, Kara Kerre
Hamer is a related language.
Population: 81,520, all users. 47,500 Hamer, 26,900 Banna (2007 census).
Location: Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region: south Omo zone, near Key Afer and Turmi.