|Native to||Cameroon, Chad|
|Region||Far North Province, Cameroon; west Chad|
|16,000 in Cameroon (2004)|
The language is sometimes known as Makari, after one of the towns where it is spoken. Ngala further west (as described by Barth) once spoke a dialect similar to Makari, but it was moribund by the 1920s, the people having shifted to Kanuri.
Mpade has the following consonants.
Mpade has the following vowels.