Language code (ISO 639-3): dsq
Population: 100,000 in Mali (2007 Almaki), increasing. Population total all countries: 101,800
Region: Gao region, 300 km east-west by 200 km north-south with Ménaka as geographic center. They travel into Niger and Algeria. Also in Algeria
Alternate names: Daosahaq, Daoussahaq, Daoussak, Dausahaq, Dawsahaq
Dialects: No major dialects. Closely related to Tagdal [tda] (Niger), Tasawaq [twq] (Niger), Korandje [key] (Algeria) Northern Songhay Languages share features from Songhay languages and Tamasheq [taq]