Balanda Bviri people

The Balanda Bviri are an ethnic group living in the South Sudanese state of Western Bahr el Ghazal.[1] They number about 40,000 and speak Bviri, one of the Ubangian languages.

The Balanda Bviri live in both Western Equatoria (Tambura, Nagero, Mopoi, Kobir Bawo)and Western Bahar El Ghazal (Bazia, Bagari and Dem Zubier). Their number is more than estimated 40,000, taking into consideration those in diaspora and South Sudan.[citation needed]