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.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
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
Hawraman/Uramanat Irani Kurdistan
Nemrut Dag In Turkish Kurdistan
Takht-e Soleyman Seen as part of 'Greater Kurdistan'


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