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Distribution of Ethnic groups from the Mediterranean Sea to Afghanistan
Source: http://gulf2000.columbia.edu/images/maps/Mid_East_Linguistic_sm.png

Map of Greater Kurdistan showing claims made for an independent Kurdistan in the twentieth century
Source: https://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/assets/4396023/kurdistan_crop.jpg

Bakur: northern Kurdistan (eastern Turkey)
Source: http://forums.civfanatics.com/uploads/89317/kurds.jpg

Note: Percentages of the population who are Kurds are estimates by the Turkish government,
which does not collect statistics on ethnicity or language

Bashur: southern Kurdistan (autonomous region in Iraq and disputed territories)
Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/Autonomous_Region_Kurdistan_en.png

Rojava: western Kurdistan (northern Syria)
Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c9/Rojava_cities.png

Rojhilat: eastern Kurdistan (north western Iran)
https://timesofislamabad.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Iran-map-languages.png
Note: Kurds would include Hamadan and Lur/Lor