Kurdistan

Kurdistan is a geo-cultural region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population. It consists of parts of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria.

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Connected Sites


Ancient villages of Northern Syria: Most are within the Afrin Canton, which "seems to have seen Kurdish settlement by at least the 18th century" (wiki) and is under Kurdish autonomous control since 2014.
Armenian Monastic Ensembles: In Iranian Kurdistan (St. Thaddeus)
Bisotun: In Iranian Kurdistan
Erbil Citadel: In the Autonomous Republic of Iraqi Kurdistan
Göbekli Tepe: In Turkish Kurdistan
Nemrut Dag: In Turkish Kurdistan
Takht-e Soleyman: Seen as part of 'Greater Kurdistan'

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