History of the Kurds in Nashville, Tennessee facts for kids

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The city of Nashville, Tennessee includes a large Kurdish population. Nashville has been nicknamed "Little Kurdistan" due to its large number of Kurds.

History

The first wave of Kurdish immigrants arrived as refugees during the 1970s.

Demographics

As of 2013 there were 11,000 Kurds in Nashville. This is the largest population of Kurds in the United States. Most have roots in Iraq.


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