Tamasheq

Code de la langue (ISO 639-3): taq
Population: 250,000 in Mali (1991). Population total all countries: 281,200
Region: Central, Timbuktu area, and northeast Mali. Also in Algeria, Burkina Faso
Alternate names: Kidal, Kidal Tamasheq, Tamashekin, Timbuktu, Tomacheck, “Tuareg”
Dialects: Timbuktu (Tombouctou, Tanaslamt), Tadhaq (Kidal). May be 2 separate languages