L1 users: 25,000 (1993 UBS). Total users in all countries: 26,300.
Western Equatoria State, Maridi county, south and west of Maridi; Central Equatoria State, Yei county, northwest of Yei.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (2011, Transitional Constitution, Article 6(1)), primary education, literacy efforts.
Latin script [Latn].
Different from, and unrelated to, Baka [bkc] of Cameroon.