480,000 (1993). Total users in all countries: 701,000.
Badghis, Ghowr, and Herat provinces; Farah and Faryab provinces: smaller border areas; west of Hazara.
Taimuri (Taimouri, Teimuri, Timuri), Taimani, Zohri (Zuri), Jamshidi (Djamchidi, Dzhemshid, Jamshedi, Yemchidi), Firozkohi, Maliki, Mizmast, Chinghizi, Zainal. 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.