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.
|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|
|Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens||Turkish 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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