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Extinct: no
Family: Afro-Asiatic
Branch: Berber
Continent: Africa
Country: Algeria
 
Region: Hoggar dialect in south Hoggar (Ajjer) Mountain area around Tamanghasset and south into Niger. The Ghat dialect is in southeast Algeria around Ganet and west Libyan oases around Ghat. Also spoken in Libya, Niger.
Countries Where Spoken: Algeria, Libya, Niger
Countries Where Official: Algeria
   
Native Speakers: 50,000
Speakers Total: 62,000
  
Phrasebase members who speak Tuareg at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Tuareg at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Tuareg: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Tuareg: 0
  
Three Letter Code: THV
Alternative Names: TAMACHEK, TAMASHEKIN, TOMACHEK, , TOUAREG, TOURAGE, TAHAGGART
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Summary: "Tuareg" are the people, "Targi" is the singular. Mountains. Inadan: blacksmiths; jewelry craftsmen. Muslim.
 

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