200 in Mauritania (2013 J. Leclerc), decreasing. Total users in all countries: 2,700.
Trarza region: Mederdra to Atlantic coast.
None known. Related to other Berber languages in basic structure though specific features are quite different.
Tifinagh (Berber) script [Tfng].
Bedouins, reported to travel mainly in caravans. Racially, both white and black; the latter are descendants of slaves captured centuries ago. Muslim.