280,000 in Egypt (2015). Ethnic population: 1,350,000 (2006). Muslim Gypsies in Egypt: 1,080,000. Total users in all countries: 280,270.
Ad Daqahliyah governorate: north of Cairo.
Nawar (Ghagar), Helebi. Dialects in Iran may be highly divergent from one another. Not intelligible to Romani speakers.
Many now speak Arabic.