Central Atlas Tamazight
|Central Atlas Tamazight|
|Region||Central Morocco – Middle Atlas|
|Native speakers||3 million (1998)
2.6 million (In Morocco only - 2004 census)
|Writing system||Tifinagh, Latin, Arabic|
Central Atlas Tamazight speakers are mostly distributed in a large, contiguous area in central Morocco. Location of Central Atlas Tamazight speakers
Central Atlas Tamazight (also known as Central Morocco Tamazight, Middle Atlas Tamazight, Tamazight, Central Shilha, and, rarely, Braber) is a Berber language. It is of the Afro-Asiatic language family, spoken by 3 to 5 million people in Central Morocco, as well as by smaller communities in France and elsewhere. It is an official language of Morocco.
References[change | edit source]
- "Tamazight, Central Atlas". SIL International. n.d. http://www.ethnologue.org/show_language.asp?code=tzm. Retrieved December 17, 2009.
- "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat 2004". Hcp.ma. http://www.hcp.ma/Recensement-general-de-la-population-et-de-l-habitat-2004_a633.html. Retrieved 2011-12-05.