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Kurdistan
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Kurdish-Inhabited Areas
Location Parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Armenia
Area (Est.) 190,000 km² - 390,000 km²
74,000 sq.mi - 151,000 sq.mi
Population 25–30 Million (Est.)

Kurdistan is a mountainous area in the Middle East, that is mainly inhabited by Kurds.

The Kurdish people is estimated to be around 35-40 million people.

In Iranian Kurdistan, the cities of Piranshahr & Mahabad are the two main cities of Mokrian district.

The Kurds are a people of Indo-European origin. They speak an Iranian language known as Kurdish, and are the majority of the population of the region. Most inhabitants are Muslim.

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