18,800 (2002 SIL).
North West Region, Mezam division, Tuba and Bamenda subdivisions.
Alatening (Alatining), Anyang (Bamundum 2, Mundum 2), Bagangu (Akum), Mangkunge (Bande, Bande’, Bandeng, Mukohn, Ngemba, Nkune), Mankon (Bida), Mbrerewi (Bamundum 1, Mundum 1), Mbutu (Alamatu, Bambutu, Mbotu), Njong (Banjong), Shomba (Almatson, Bamechom), Songwa (Bangwa, Ngwa, Nsongwa). Related to Bafut [bfd], Mendankwe-Nkwen [mfd], Pinyin [pny], and Awing [azo]. Distinct from Ngiemboon [nnh] (Nguemba). Lexical similarity: 87% between the Mbrerewi and Anyang dialects, 78% between Mbrerewi and Bafut [bfd], 85% between Mbrerewi and the Mankon dialect, 74% between Bafut and Mankon.