3,890,000 in Morocco (2004 census). Population total all countries: 3,896,000.
Souss-Massa-Drâa, Guelmim-Es Semara, Marrakesh-Tensift-Al Haouz, and Tadla-Azilal regions: coast south to Ifni, north to near Agadir, northeast to Marrakech outskirts, east to Drâa, including Sous valley, and south near the border.
Many men also use Arabic [ary]. Many women do not learn Arabic.
‘Shilha’ is the Arabic name for Moroccan Berber varieties in general. Muslim.