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Eastern Kurdistan or Iranian Kurdistan is the unofficial name for the parts of Iran inhabited by Kurds. Between five and seven million kurds live there. Most are Sunni, but about 1.5 million are Shia Kermanshahi Kurds, who have not interest in Kurdistan becoming independent.[1][2]


  1. The Kurdish Nationalist Movement by David Romano, page 235
  2. A Modern History of the Kurds by McDowall, page 270

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