896,000 in Chad (2006).
Logone Occidental Region; Logone Oriental Region, Lanya department (Bébedjia), La Nya Pendé department, Goré subprefecture; Mayo-Kebbi Ouest Region, Mayo-Dallah department. Centered in Moundou area. Also in Cameroon, Nigeria.
3 (Wider communication).
Bemar (Daba de Goré), Benoye, Kere, Lara, Murum (Mouroum). Some consider Laka [lap] to be a dialect of Ngambay.
Largest language of the Sara-Bagirmi group.
Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.