15,000 in Central African Republic (1996). Population total all countries: 30,000.
Sangha-Mbaéré Prefecture, Nola and Bambio subprefectures; Lobaye Prefecture, Mbaïki and Mongoumba subprefectures, forest along Congo border. Also in Congo (Aka).
Beka (Bayaka, Gbayaka, Moyaka), Nzari.
Different from Baka [bkc], which is Ubangi. Pygmies. Traditional religion, Christian.