12,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (1984 census). Total users in all countries: 24,000.
Equateur province: Nord Ubangi, Bosobolo territory, Badja and Baya towns, Vongba II and Bandema village areas to Gwara II.
Togbo (Tagbo, Tohgboh). Not intelligible of other Banda languages or dialects in South Sudan.
Different from Tagbu [tbm] of Democratic Republic of the Congo in Sere group.