3,890,000 in Morocco (2004 census).
Southwest, coast south to Ifni, north to near Agadir, northeast to Marrakech outskirts, east to Draa, including Sous valley, and south near the border. Also in Algeria, France.
Many men also use Arabic [ary]. Many women do not learn Arabic.
‘Shilha’ is the Arabic name for Moroccan Berber varieties in general. Muslim.