L1 users: 280,000 (2015). Ethnic population: 1,350,000 (2006). Muslim Roma in Egypt: 1,080,000. Total users in all countries: 281,670.
Ad Daqahliyah governorate: north of Cairo; Shamal Sina’ governate: El Arish.
Nawar (Nawari), Helebi, Ghajar (Ghagar). Dialects in Iran may be highly divergent from one another. Not intelligible to Romani speakers.
Many now speak Arabic.