17,000 (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007). Very few monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 18,000.
North region: Mayo-Rey division, Madingring district (homeland), south border of Bouba Ndjida National Park, south from Madingring, southeast to Lawzigoy, 25 villages. Displaced: Garoua, Ngaoundéré, Ngong, Tcholliré, and Touboro (and surrounding villages).
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.