17,000 in Cameroon (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007). Population total all countries: 18,000. Very few monolinguals.
North region: Mayo-Rey division, Madingring district (homeland), south border of Bouba Ndjida National Park, south from Madingring, southeast to Lawzigoy. 25 villages. Displaced: Garoua, Ngong, Ngaoundéré, Touboro (and surrounding villages), Tcholliré.
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.