Consider the following countries:
1. Turkey
2. Iran
3. Iraq
4. Lebanon
5. Syria
The so called Kurdistan is spread in which among the above?

Answer: [B] 1, 2, 3 & 5

The geographical area in which Kurds live is known as Kurdistan, roughly defined geo-cultural region comprising parts of eastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), north-western Iran (Iranian Kurdistan) and northern Syria. Out of them, only Iraqi Kurdistan province was autonomous. About 15 million Kurds live in Turkey, 6 million in Iran, 5 million in Iraq and up to 1.5 million in Syria. Fewer Kurds live in former Soviet republics and also in Lebanon.

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