25,000 in South Sudan (1993 UBS). Population total all countries: 26,300.
West Equatoria State, Maridi county, south and west of Maridi; Central Equatoria State, Yei county, northwest of Yei. Also in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (2011, Transitional Constitution, Article 6(1)), primary education, literacy efforts.
Different from, and unrelated to, Baka [bkc] of Cameroon.