Nation

Kurdistan

Kurdistan

State
Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria
Area
450.000 km2
Population
30.000.000 - 35.000.000 inhabitants
Languages
Kurdish, Arabic, Persian, Aramaic, Armenian, Turkmen
Official languages
Kurdish and Arabic (in Iraq); Kurdish is not official in other states

Native language speakers
60%-80%
Main cities
Mosul (Müsil), Kirkuk (Kerkûk), Diyarbakir (Amed), Arbil (Hewlêr), Kermanshah (Kirmansan)
Native political institutions
Kurdish Government (in Iraq); there is not any Kurdish Government in other states
Main religious culture
Sunni Islamists
National bank holiday
Newroz (21 March)
Main nationalist parties
PATRIOTIC UNION OF KURDISTAN (Iraq), KURDISTAN WORKER'S PARTY (PKK, Turkey), KURDISTAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF IRAN (Iran)

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