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Atlas of Iraqi Kurdistan

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Iraqi Kurdistan

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Başûrê Kurdistanê
كردستان العراق

Kurdî / كوردي Kurdistan - Hikûmetî Herêmî Kurdistan - ‌حكومه‌تى هه ريمى كوردستان

Başûrê Kurdistanê ji bo ev perçeyê Kurdistanê te gotin ku di nav sinorên Iraqê de ye. Li Başûrê Kurdistanê bajarên Hewlêr, Silêmanî, Mûsil, Kerkûk, Dihok, Xaneqîn û Zaxo hene. Bi wateyê coxrafî Başûrê Kurdistanê perçeya Kurdistanê başûrê Torosan e.

فارسی کردستان عراق یک منطقهٔ خودگردان در بخش شمالی کشور عراق است. کردستان عراق از شرق با ایران از شمال با ترکیه‌ و از غرب با سوریه هم‌مرز است. مرکز آن شهر اربیل است. جمعیت این منطقه پنج و نیم میلیون نفر و زبان‌های رایج در آن کردی سورانی است.{{{3}}}
العربية [1]كردستان العراق

ي العراق يصرحون دائما ان اقليم كردستان هو جزء من العراق الا ان للاقليم علما و شعارا ونشيدا ورئيسا وبرلمانا وجيشا خاصا به. انقسمت حكومة و برلمان الأقليم إلى جزئين في عام 1994 بعد نشوب خلافات داخلية بين الحزبين الكرديين الرئيسيين في الحكومة والبرلمان وهما الحزب الديمقراطي الكردستاني بزعامة مسعود بارزاني و الاتحاد الوطني الكردستاني بزعامة جلال طالباني حيث شكل الاتحاد الوطني الكردستاني حكومة و برلمانا خاصا به واتخذت من محافظة السليمانية عاصمة لها و شكل الحزب الديمقراطي الكردستاني من جهة اخرى حكومة وبرلمانا خاصا به واتخذت من محافظة اربيل عاصمة لها وعقدت في محافظة اربيل في 20 يناير 2006 اجتماعا للحكومتين لتشكيل حكومة موحدة وتم تكليف نيجيرفان بارزاني بتشكيل الحكومة الموحدة.

English Iraqi Kurdistan - Iraqi Kurdistan Region
The Kurdistan Region is an autonomous, federally recognized political entity located in northern ► Iraq. It borders ► Iran to the east, ► Turkey to the north and ► Syria to the west. Its capital is the city of Arbil, known in Kurdish as Hewlêr.

Short name Iraqi Kurdistan
Official  name Iraqi Kurdistan Region
Status Autonomous region of ► Iraq
Capital Arbil
Population 5,500,000 inhabitants
Area 80,000 km²
Major  languages Kurdish, Assyrian
Major  religions Islam
More information Iraqi Kurdistan, Geography of Iraqi Kurdistan, History of Iraqi Kurdistan and Politics of Iraqi Kurdistan
More  images Iraqi Kurdistan - Iraqi Kurdistan (Category).

General maps

IraqiKurdistan DeFactoMap.png Kurdistan in Iraq
Iraq Kurdistan location map.svg Map of Iraqi Kurdistan
Kurdistan 2009.png Map of Iraqi Kurdistan
Autonomous Region Kurdistan en.png Map of Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan.jpg Map of Iraqi Kurdistan
KurdistanRegion Governorates.png Governorates of Iraqi Kurdistan region

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Iraqi Kurdistan, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Iraqi Kurdistan.

Median Empire.jpg Median Empire, around 600 BC
Median Persian Empire 1923.JPG Median Empire, around 600 BC
Median ua.PNG Median Empire, around 600 BC
Median-empire-600BCE.png Median Empire, around 600 BC
Kingdoms of Lydia, Media, Cilicia, and later Babylonia.png Median Empire, 600 BC
Median Empire.svg Median Empire, since 600 BC
Median Empire ru.svg Median Empire, 6th century BC
Cyrus Empire ua.png Achaemenid Persian Empire in the time of the Cyrus the Great
The Conquests of Cyrus the Great.png Achaemenid Persian Empire in the time of the Cyrus the Great
Antoine Philippe Houze . L'Empire des Perses. 1844 (A).jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, 588-536 BC
Antoine Philippe Houze . L'Empire des Perses. 1844.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, 588-536 BC
Brue, Adrien Hubert, Asie-Mineure, Armenie, Syrie, Mesopotamie, Caucase. 1839. (G).jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, 579-560 BC
Ancient near east 540 bc.svg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 540 BC
Achaemenid Empire En.svg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Achemenids500BC.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Illustrerad Verldshistoria band I karta 4.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Perserreich 500 v.Chr.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Persia (PSF).png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
World 500 BCE.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Persian empire 490bc Bactria.gif Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 490 BC
Iran-achaemenids (darius the great).jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire in the time of the Darius the Great
Achaemenid Empire ~480 BC.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 480 BC
File- Achaemenid Persian Empire ~480 BC.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 480 BC
Map achaemenid empire en.png Achaemenid Persian Empire
MarchofCamybsesII.png Achaemenid Persian Empire
Shepherd-c-018-019.jpg Macedonian Empire, 336-323
MacedonEmpire.jpg Macedonian Empire, 334-323 BC
Map of the Empire of Alexander the Great (1893).jpg Macedonian Empire, 331-301 BC
Alexander-Empire 323bc.jpg Macedonian Empire, 323 BC
Diadochi satraps babylon.png Macedonian Empire, 323 BC
Excellent map of Alexander’s conquests using the Latin nomenclature, published in Germany in 1893.jpg Macedonian Empire
Illustrerad Verldshistoria band I karta 6.jpg Macedonian Empire
Map-alexander-empire.png Macedonian Empire
Mapa de Alejandrías.svg Macedonian Empire
Seleucid-empire-323BCE.png Seleucid Empire, 323 BC
Diadoch.png Seleucid Empire, 303 BC
Seleucid301BC.png Seleucid Empire, 301 BC
Seleucid-Empire 200bc.jpg Seleucid Empire, 200 BC
194fkr.JPG Seleucid Empire, 194 BC
Diadochen1.png Seleucid Empire
Seleucid persia map.PNG Seleucid Empire
Seleukidenreich.png Seleucid Empire
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Parthian Empire, 100 BC
Imperio Parto.png Parthian Empire, 1st century BC
Map Parthian Empire-fr.png Parthian Empire, 60 BC
LocationParthia.PNG Parthian Empire, 60 BC
Parthian-empire-50BCE.png Parthian Empire, 50 BC
Parthia 001ad.jpg Parthian Empire, 1 AD
Roman HanEmpiresAD1.png Parthian Empire, 1 AD
Parther reich.jpg Parthian Empire
Parthiav2.jpg Parthian Empire
Parthiav3.svg Parthian Empire
Asia 400ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire, around 400 AD
Asia 500ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire, around 500 AD
公元500年的萨珊王朝.svg Sassanid Persian Empire, around 500 AD
Kushanshas-Hepthalites 565ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire, 565 AD
Byzanc-Justinián.png Sassanid Persian Empire, 6th century
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanid Persian Empire, 6th century
Persia 600ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire, 600 AD
Byzantine Empire 600AD.png Sassanid Persian Empire, 600 AD
Sassanid Empire 620.png Sassanid Persian Empire, 620 AD
Sassanid Empire 226 - 651 (AD).GIF Sassanid Persian Empire, 226-651
Indo-Sassanid.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire
Sassanid empire map.png Sassanid Persian Empire
Sassanid-empire.gif Sassanid Persian Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanid Persian Empire
Empire Perse.jpg Persian Empires, 610 BC-651 AD
Ghori Dynasty 1149-1212 (AD).png Ghurid Iranian Empire, 1149-1212
Anatolia1200.png Anatolia and surrounding regions in AD 1200
Das Reich Timur-i Lenks (1365-1405).GIF Timurid Persian Empire, 1365-1405
Mongol dominions.jpg Timurid Persian Empire, 1405
Mongol dominions.png Timurid Persian Empire, 1405
Mongol dominions1.jpg Timurid Persian Empire, 1405
Timurid Dynasty 821 - 873 (AH).png Timurid Persian Empire
Timur Empire.jpg Timurid Persian Empire
Zemljevid Timur Lenk imperij.png Timurid Persian Empire
Safavid Empire 1501 1722 AD.png Safavid Persian Empire in 1501-1722
Safavid map ak.svg Safavid Persian Empire in 1501-1722
LocationSafavid.PNG Safavid Persian Empire in 1512
Map Safavid persia.png Safavid Persian Empire, 16th-18th century
Iran-afsharids(1).jpg Afsharid Iranian Empire, 1723-1735
Afsharid (1736-1802).svg Afsharid Iranian Empire, 1736-1802
Iran-ghajar-agha mohammadkhan.jpg Qajar Persian Empire during earlier years of Qajar dynasty
Kurdish states 1835.png Kurdish Independent Kingdoms and Autonomous Principalities circa 1835
Mosul Province 1897.png Mosul province, 1897
Kurdistan1920.png Proposed Kurdish state by the Treaty of Sèvres (1920)
Umgriffe Kurdistans.png Kurdish statehood in the 20th century
Kurdistan 1975.png Kurdistan Autonomous Region in Iraq in 1975
Kurdistan 1998.png Kurdish Federation in 1998
Iraq kurdish areas 2003.jpg Kurdish areas in 2003

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Kashgari map.jpg Map by Mahmud al-Kashgari (1074), showing Arz ul Akrad Arabic for land of Kurds locatd between Arz ush Sham (Syria), and Arz ul Iraqeyn (Iraq Arabi and Iraq Ajami).
Daniel Keller. Asiae nova descriptio (Antwerpen, 1590).LU11.jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1590
Ancient Kurdistan.png Historic map from 1721, showing borders of Curdistan provinces
William Faden. Composite Mediterranean. 1785.D.jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1785
William Faden. Composite Mediterranean. 1785.E.jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1785
Rigobert Bonne. Perse. 1787 (I).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1787
Rigobert Bonne. Turquie d'Asie. 1791 (L).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1791
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon. Turkey in Asia. 1794 (EC).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1794
Cary, John, ca Turkey in Asia 1801 (HD).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1801
Darton, William. Turkey in Asia. 1811 (I).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1811
Pinkerton, John. Turkey in Asia. 1813 (J).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1813
Lucas, Fielding Jr. Turkey in Asia. 1823 GA.jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1823
Colton, G.W. Turkey In Asia And The Caucasian Provinces Of Russia. 1856 (GE).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1856
Johnston, Alexander Keith (1804-1871). Turkey in Asia, Transcaucasia. 1861 (E).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1861
Johnston, Alexander Keith (1804-1871). Turkey in Asia, Transcaucasia. 1861 (EF).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1861
Garnier, F A , Turquie, Syrie, Liban, Caucase 1862 (J).jpg Old map of Kurdistan from 1862

Ethnic and linguistic maps

Etnie irachene 1983 cia.jpg Kurds in Iraq, 1983
Iraq ethno 2003.jpg Ethnic and religious distribution of Iraq. The Kurdish population is shown in pink
Demografiadoiraque.jpg Kurds in Iraq
Narodyiraku.png Kurds in Iraq
Kurdish-inhabited area by CIA (1992).jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish Areas Sorani.png Kurdish-inhabited area
Gegenwärtiges Kerngebiet der kurdischen Siedlungsgebiete.jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurden.jpg Kurdish-inhabited area and Kurdish Diaspora in the Middle East
Kurdisches Siedlungsgebiet.PNG Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish-inhabited areas of the Middle East and the Soviet Union in 1986.jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish-inhabited area by CIA (2002).jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish language.jpg Kurdish language area
Iranian languages distribution.png Kurdish language area
Iranian languages area.png Kurdish language area
Moderniranianlanguagesmap24.PNG Kurdish language area
Iranian tongues.svg Kurdish language area
Iranian Language Status.png Status of Iranian languages
SOUTHERN KURDISH.JPG Southern Kurdish dialect

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