12,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (1984 census). Population total all countries: 24,000.
Equateur Province, Nord Ubangi, Bosobolo territory, Badja and Baya town areas, Vongba II and Bandema village areas, road area as far as Gwara II; some nearby.
Togbo (Tagbo, Tohgboh). Not intelligible of other Banda languages or dialects in South Sudan.
Different from Tagbu [tbm] of Democratic Republic of the Congo in Sere group.