Haratin

ethnic group

Haratin (Arabic: حراطين), are a North African ethnic group native to western Sahel and southwestern Maghreb.[1][2][3] The Haratin are mostly found in modern Mauritania, Morocco, Western Sahara, and Algeria. In Tunisia and Libya.

Haratin / Haratine
Total population
> 1.5 million
Regions with significant populations
(40%)  Mauritania;
(60%) An ethnic group in
( Tunisia,  Algeria,  Morocco,  Libya,  Western Sahara)
Languages
Maghrebi Arabic
Berber languages
Religion
Sunni Islam

ReferencesEdit

  1. Chouki El Hamel (2014). Black Morocco: A History of Slavery, Race, and Islam. Cambridge University Press. pp. 110–113. ISBN 978-1-139-62004-8.
  2. Sabine, Partouche. "L'Encyclopédie berbère". Institut de recherches et d'études sur les mondes arabes et musulmans Iremam - UMR 7310. Retrieved 2018-02-25.
  3. Jacques-Meunie, Denise (1972). "L'Notes sur l'histoire des populations du sud marocain". Revue de l'Occident Musulman et de la Méditerranée. 11: 137–150. doi:10.3406/remmm.1972.1148. Retrieved 2018-02-25.