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Assyrian world population
Assyrian world population.
     more than 500,000      100,000 - 500,000      50,000 - 100,000      10,000 - 50,000      less than 10,000
Assyrian flag (since 1968)

Assyrians, also known as Syriacs, Chaldeans, and Aramaeans, are an ethnic group whose origins remain in what is today Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria, but who have gone to the Caucasus, North America and Western Europe during the past century. Hundreds of thousands more live in Assyrian diaspora and Iraqi refugee communities in Europe, the former Soviet Union, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon.

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