Agdud n Ikurdiyen yella g Ɛiraq yerna deg Tturk Ttmeslayen tutlayt takurdit. Tamurt anda zedɣen, isem-is Kurdistan, maca ur sɛin ara tamurt imzireg i nutni kan. Yiwen deg imeqqranen n tagrawla nsen af uzarug, isem-is Ɛabdellah Uǧalan.
(The World Factbook, 2015 estimate)
(Kurdish Institute of Paris, 2017 estimate)
- World Factbook (Online ed.). Langley, Virginia: US Central Intelligence Agency. 2015. ISSN 1553-8133. Retrieved 2 August 2015. A rough estimate in this edition gives populations of 14.3 million in Turkey, 8.2 million in Iran, about 5.6 to 7.4 million in Iraq, and less than 2 million in Syria, which adds up to approximately 28–30 million Kurds in Kurdistan or in adjacent regions. The CIA estimates are as of ɣuct 2015[update] – Turkey: Kurdish 18%, of 81.6 million; Iran: Kurd 10%, of 81.82 million; Iraq: Kurdish 15–20%, of 37.01 million, Syria: Kurds, Armenians, and other 9.7%, of 17.01 million.
- The Kurdish Population by the Kurdish Institute of Paris, 2017 estimate. The Kurdish population is estimated at 15–20 million in Turkey, 10–12 million in Iran, 8–8.5 million in Iraq, 3–3.6 million in Syria, 1.2–1.5 million in the European diaspora, and 400k–500k in the former USSR - for a total of 36.4 million to 45. 6 million globally.