40,000 in Algeria. Population total all countries: 77,000.
South Hoggar (Ajjer) mountain area, Hoggar, Tamanghasset area and south to Niger border. Ghat dialect in southeast, Ganet area and west. Also in Libya, Niger.
Ghat (Djanet, Ganet), Hoggar (Ahaggaren, Ajjer, Tahaggart).
Most still speak the language.
Ethnonym: Tuareg (pl.), Targi (sg.). Muslim.