Africa | People. Berber children from the Ait Hadiddu tribe. Berbers, the only white-skinned indigenous African race are the original inhabitants of the 'Meghreb' - the Arab name for North Africa, which includes Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and the Western part of Libya, all bordered to the south by the Sahara.
The majority (98% ) of modern Tunisians are Arabized Berber or Arab-Berber, and are speakers of Tunisian Arabic. However, there is also a small (1 percent at mos) of pure native Berbers located mainly in the Jabal Dahar mountains in the South East and on the island of Jerba. The Berbers primarily speak Berber languages, often called Shilha or Tashlihit, or have shifted to Tunisian Arabic. Nearly all Tunisians (98 percent of the population) are Muslim. Total population: 10 millions