Language map (Arabic)
|A - Hassaniya
|B - Moroccan Arabic
|C - Algerian Arabic
|D - Tunisian Arabic
|E - Western Libyan Arabic
|F - Eastern Libyan Arabic
Modern Standard Arabic is the language of education and the media.
Algerian Arabic, or Darja, is the main spoken language of Algeria.
Berber Languages Language map (Berber)
Kabyle is probably the most well know Berber language in Algeria. It is spoken primarily in the north-east of Algeria, including the towns of Tizi Ouzou and Bejaia. There are around 4 million speakers.
Tasahlit, also known as Lesser Kabyle, is spoken in a region near the coast of Algeria, to the north of the Kabyle region.
Chaoui Berber, or Tachawit, is spoken in the Aurès mountains in north-eastern Algeria, including the cities of Batna and Biskra. There are around one million speakers of the language. The mother of Saint Augustine of Hippo, the early Christian theologian and philosopher, was a Chaoui Berber.
Tamahaq, the language of the Toureg in Algeria, is spoken in the south of Algeria, in the oases of the Sahara desert.
Other Berber Languages of Algeria : There are several smaller Berber languages spoken in Algeria, including Chenoua, Temacine, Tidikelt, Gourara, Mozabite and Wargla. As yet there are no known Scripture materials in these languages.
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