206,000 in Namibia (2006). Population total all countries: 237,000.
Omaheke region; Otjozondjupa region: southeast corner and central area, Otumborombonga; Kunene region: Sesfontein north to Angola border area.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (2001, Education Act No. 16, Article 35), implemented by Ministry of Education, 2003.
Central Herero, Mbandieru (East Herero, Mbanderu).
Latin script [Latn].
Glossonym: Damara, erroneous. Traditional religion, Christian.