Khorasani Turks

Khorasani Turkic peoples
Total population
1,000,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Golestan
Languages
Khorasani Turkic and Azerbaijani
Religion
Shia Islam
Related ethnic groups
Other Turkic peoples

Khorasani Turkic people (Persian: ترک‌های خراسان‎, Azerbaijani/Turkish:خوراسان تؤرکلری); or Qizilbash are Khorasani Turkic-speaking people inhabiting part of northeastern Iran, and in the neighboring regions of Turkmenistan up to beyond the Amu Darya River; and speak the Khorasani Turkic, and live in the North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan and Golestan provinces of Iran. Iranian Azerbaijanis living in this area are about a century, Azerbaijanis have emigrated and resettled in large numbers to Khorasan[2] especially Mashhad.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Iranicaonline
  2. ^ "AZERBAIJAN vi. Population and its Occupations and Culture".  
  3. ^ "Mourning Azerbaijanis residing in Mashhad".  

Sources

  • فصلنامه تحقیقات جغرافیایی، سال سوم شماره ۲، پاییز ۱۳۷۶، دکتر محمد حسین پاپلی یزدی
  • The Khorasani Turks of Iran
  • Turks of Iran
  • kalafat_horasan


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