Bedouin wedding procession in the Jerusalem section of the Pike at the 1904 World's Fair
|Regions with significant populations|
|Saudi Arabia||635,000 (1978)|
|Egypt||50,000 (2003)–380,000 (2007)|
|Arabic dialects (Bedawi • Hassāniyya • Bedouin Hejazi • Bedouin Najdi • Omani)|
|Related ethnic groups|
They call themselves the people of the tent, because they travelled around, living in tents. Bedouin were camel raisers and drivers, sheep and goat nomads, cattle driving nomads, and merchants. Today many Bedouin have given up the nomadic life and live and work in towns.
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