45,000 (Ewané Etamé 1995).
Littoral region: Moungo division, Melong and Nkongsamba subdivisions; South West region: Noun division, border area northwest of Nkongsamba, Mbo plain; West region: Menoua division, Santchou subdivision and Upper Nkam division, Kekem subdivision.
Melong (Eho Mbo), Bareko (Ehow Mba, Minahe), Kekem (Nlembuu), Santchou (Nla Mboo).
Also use French [fra].
Latin script [Latn].
Different from Mbo [zmw] of Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is Bantu D.30.