family of languages and dialects indigenous to North Africa
The Berber languages or Tamazight are a group of closely related languages mainly spoken in Morocco and Algeria. Kabyle and Tachelhit are Berber languages.
|Ethnicity:||Berber people (Imazighen)|
|North Africa, mainly Morocco and Algeria; smaller Berber-speaking populations in Libya, Mali, Niger, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Egypt and Mauritania.|
Sizable communities of speakers in: Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Canada, and the United States.
|ISO 639-2 and 639-5:||ber|
Berber-speaking populations are dominant in the colored areas of modern-day North Africa. The other areas of North Africa contain minority Berber-speaking populations.
- Berber Research Center (INALCO, Paris) (in French)
- Interview with Rachid Aadnani on the Amazigh issue Archived 2007-11-05 at the Wayback Machine
- Imyura, Berber website about literature, mostly Kabyle Archived 2013-08-12 at the Wayback Machine