480,000 in Afghanistan (1993). Population total all countries: 650,000.
Central northwest Afghanistan, mainly in Ghowr, Badghis, and Herat provinces; smaller border areas in in Faryab and Farah provinces; west of Hazara, eastern Iran, and Tajikistan (Jamshidi and Khazara).
Chinghizi, Firozkohi, Jamshidi (Djamchidi, Dzhemshid, Jamshedi, Yemchidi), Maliki, Mizmast, Taimani, Taimuri (Taimouri, Teimuri, Timuri), Zainal, Zohri (Zuri). Dialect names could well be ethnic names, probably dialect of Dari [prs], at least Jamshidi is not much different from the Herati dialect of Dari.
Muslim (Hanafi Sunni).