84,500 (1999 LBT).
Southeast, Grand Gedeh, Maryland, and Grand Kru counties near Côte d’Ivoire border, south of Krahn, north of Klao, west of Glaro.
Chedepo, E Je (Eh Je), Fopo-Bua, Gbepo (Gbeapo), Jedepo, Klepo, Northeastern Grebo, Palipo, Tienpo. A subgroup of quite distinct dialects. Subdialects of Northeastern dialect are Ketiepo, Nitiabo, Sabo, Tuobo, Webo.
Strong ethnocentric attitudes between subgroups. Traditional religion.