10,000 (1991 UBS).
Mayo-Kebbi Ouest Region, Mayo-Dallah department, east of Pala, Ngeté village area; near the Pévé [lme] and east of the Herdé [hed] language areas; southern Mayo-Kebbi Est Region.
None known. Linguistic and sociolinguistic differences with Pévé [lme] and Herdé [hed]. Used by outsiders to refer to this and related languages: Herdé, Pévé, Mesmé [zim].