167,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (2000). Population total all countries: 203,200.
Kwamouth, Masia, Kinshasa, near Banbana on road to Kenga; upstream from Kinshasa to Kwa (Kasaï) river and inland to Fatunda area. Also in Congo (Teke-Ibali).
Bali (Ambali, Teo, Tio, Tyo), Mosieno, Ngee (Esingee). Ngee dialect may be a distinct language.