||450,000 in Niger (1998). Population total all countries: 640,000.
||Eastern dialect in central, Tahoua area from Ingal to Mali border; western in west, north and northwest of Niamey. Also in Mali, Nigeria.
||Amazigh, Tahoua Tamajeq, Tahoua, Tamachek, Tamashekin, Tamasheq, Tewellemet, Tomacheck, Touareg, Tourage, Tuareg
||Tawallammat Tan Dannag (Ioullemmeden), Tawallammat Tan Ataram.
||Afro-Asiatic, Berber, Tamasheq, Southern
A member of macrolanguage Tamashek [tmh] (Mali).
||National language. Home, market. All ages. Positive language attitude.
||About 16 primary schools have experimental curriculum taught in Tamajaq for the first 3 years, gradually introducing French until it becomes the primary language of instruction. Taught in primary schools. Radio programs. Bible portions: 1979–1985.
||Latin script. Tifinagh (Berber) script, called Shifinagh.
||Pastoralists; agriculturalists. Muslim.