Arabic, Algerian Saharan SpokenPrint
100,000 in Algeria (1996). Population total all countries: 130,500.
Morocco border along Atlas mountains, northeast to Medea (south of Algiers), southeast to Righ Wadi, south as far as plateau du Tademait; some in Tamanrasset town.
None known. Structurally distinct from other Arabic varieties. A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara].