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Rojava

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Rojavayê Kurdistanê

English Rojava - Western Kurdistan
Western Kurdistan or Syrian Kurdistan (Kurdish: Rojavayê Kurdistanê; Arabic: کوردستان السورية Kurdistan Al-Suriyah), also commonly referred to as Rojava (the West in Kurdish), is a de facto autonomous region in northern and north-eastern Syria. Kurds consider Syrian Kurdistan to be part of a greater Kurdistan which also includes parts of southeastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), northeastern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), and northwestern Iran (Iranian Kurdistan).

Short name Rojava
Official  name Western Kurdistan
Status De facto self-governed, de jure part of Syria
Capital Qamişlo (Qamishli)
Population - inhabitants
Area km²
Major  languages Kurdish, Arabic, Aramaic
Major  religions Muslim
More information Rojava, Geography of Rojava, History of Rojava and Politics of Rojava
More  images Rojava - Rojava (Category).

General maps

Rojava cities.png Map showing the claimed borders of Western Kurdistan (Rojava)
Rojava february2014.png Map showing de facto cantons of Western Kurdistan (Rojava) in February 2014, as well as territories claimed by Western Kurdistan (Rojava), but not controlled by the Kurds in February 2014
Rojava february2014 2.png Map showing de facto cantons of Western Kurdistan (Rojava) in February 2014
Rojava Kurdisch kontrollierte Gebiete.jpg Map showing de facto borders of Western Kurdistan (Rojava) in October 2014
[[|border|251x400px]] Map showing the claimed borders of Western Kurdistan (Rojava)
Rojavaye Kurdistane welat ku wkp.png Map showing the claimed borders of Western Kurdistan (Rojava)
Rojavaye Kurdistane bajar ku.png Map showing the claimed borders of Western Kurdistan (Rojava)
Southern and western kurdistan.png Map showing the claimed borders of Western Kurdistan (Rojava)

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Western Kurdistan, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Western Kurdistan.

Starożytny Bliski Wschód w XV wieku p.n.e. (Ancient Near East 1450 B.C.).jpg Map of the state of Mitanni in 1450 BC
Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia c. 1450 BC.png Map of the state of Mitanni in 1450 BC
Near East 1400 BCE.png Map of the state of Mitanni in circa 1400 BCE
Carte du Mitanni.png Map of the kingdom of Mitanni at its maximal extension
Karte Mittani.png Map of the state of Mitanni
Mitanni map.png Map of the state of Mitanni
MittaniMap.jpg Map of the state of Mitanni
Median Empire.jpg Median Empire, around 600 BC
Median Persian Empire 1923.JPG Median Empire, around 600 BC
Median ua.PNG Median Empire, around 600 BC
Median-empire-600BCE.png Median Empire, around 600 BC
Kingdoms of Lydia, Media, Cilicia, and later Babylonia.png Median Empire, 600 BC
Median Empire.svg Median Empire, since 600 BC
Median Empire ru.svg Median Empire, 6th century BC
Cyrus Empire ua.png Achaemenid Persian Empire in the time of the Cyrus the Great
The Conquests of Cyrus the Great.png Achaemenid Persian Empire in the time of the Cyrus the Great
Antoine Philippe Houze . L'Empire des Perses. 1844 (A).jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, 588-536 BC
Antoine Philippe Houze . L'Empire des Perses. 1844.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, 588-536 BC
Brue, Adrien Hubert, Asie-Mineure, Armenie, Syrie, Mesopotamie, Caucase. 1839. (G).jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, 579-560 BC
Achaemenid Empire En.svg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Achemenids500BC.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Illustrerad Verldshistoria band I karta 4.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Perserreich 500 v.Chr.jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Persia (PSF).png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
World 500 BCE.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 500 BC
Persian empire 490bc Bactria.gif Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 490 BC
Iran-achaemenids (darius the great).jpg Achaemenid Persian Empire in the time of the Darius the Great
Achaemenid Empire ~480 BC.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 480 BC
File- Achaemenid Persian Empire ~480 BC.png Achaemenid Persian Empire, around 480 BC
Map achaemenid empire en.png Achaemenid Persian Empire
MarchofCamybsesII.png Achaemenid Persian Empire
Shepherd-c-018-019.jpg Macedonian Empire, 336-323
MacedonEmpire.jpg Macedonian Empire, 334-323 BC
Map of the Empire of Alexander the Great (1893).jpg Macedonian Empire, 331-301 BC
Alexander-Empire 323bc.jpg Macedonian Empire, 323 BC
Diadochi satraps babylon.png Macedonian Empire, 323 BC
Excellent map of Alexander’s conquests using the Latin nomenclature, published in Germany in 1893.jpg Macedonian Empire
Illustrerad Verldshistoria band I karta 6.jpg Macedonian Empire
Map-alexander-empire.png Macedonian Empire
Mapa de Alejandrías.svg Macedonian Empire
Seleucid-empire-323BCE.png Seleucid Empire, 323 BC
Seleucid301BC.png Seleucid Empire, 301 BC
Seleucid-Empire 200bc.jpg Seleucid Empire, 200 BC
194fkr.JPG Seleucid Empire, 194 BC
Diadochen1.png Seleucid Empire
Seleucid persia map.PNG Seleucid Empire
Seleukidenreich.png Seleucid Empire
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Parthian Empire, 100 BC
Imperio Parto.png Parthian Empire, 1st century BC
Map Parthian Empire-fr.png Parthian Empire, 60 BC
LocationParthia.PNG Parthian Empire, 60 BC
Parthian-empire-50BCE.png Parthian Empire, 50 BC
Parthia 001ad.jpg Parthian Empire, 1 AD
Parther reich.jpg Parthian Empire
Asia 400ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire and Eastern Roman Empire, around 400 AD
Roman-Persian Frontier, 5th century.png Roman-Persian Frontier, 5th century
Asia 500ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire and Eastern Roman Empire, around 500 AD
公元500年的萨珊王朝.svg Sassanid Persian Empire, around 500 AD
Kushanshas-Hepthalites 565ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire, 565 AD
Roman-Persian Frontier, 565 AD.png Roman-Persian Frontier, 565
Byzanc-Justinián.png Sassanid Persian Empire and Eastern Roman Empire, 6th century
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanid Persian Empire, 6th century
Persia 600ad.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire, 600 AD
Byzantine Empire 600AD.png Sassanid Persian Empire and Eastern Roman Empire, 600 AD
Sassanid Empire 620.png Sassanid Persian Empire, 620 AD
Sassanid Empire 226 - 651 (AD).GIF Sassanid Persian Empire, 226-651
Indo-Sassanid.jpg Sassanid Persian Empire
Sassanid empire map.png Sassanid Persian Empire
Sassanid-empire.gif Sassanid Persian Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanid Persian Empire
Empire Perse.jpg Persian Empires, 610 BC-651 AD
Roman-Persian Frontier in Late Antiquity.svg Roman-Persian Frontier in Late Antiquity, 4th-7th centuries
Ghori Dynasty 1149-1212 (AD).png Ghurid Iranian Empire, 1149-1212
Ayyubid Dynasty 1171 - 1246(AD)-Masry.PNG Ayyubid Empire, 1171-1246
Ayyubid Dynasty 1171 - 1246(AD).PNG Ayyubid Empire, 1171-1246
Ayyubid Dynasty 1171 - 1246(AD).png Ayyubid Empire, 1171-1246
AyyubidGreatest.png Ayyubid Empire, 1188
Ayyubid Greatest Extent 1188.png Ayyubid Empire, 1188
Ayyubids1189.png Ayyubid Empire, 1189
Ayyubid.png Ayyubid Empire, 1190
Ayyubid Dynasty.svg Ayyubid Empire, 12th century
Anatolia1200.png Anatolia and surrounding regions in AD 1200
-Mamlukes -Ayyubid Dynasty - Masry.PNG Ayyubid Empire, 1250-1260
Ayyubids 1257.png Ayyubid Empire, 1257
Eyyubiler.png Ayyubid Empire
Das Reich Timur-i Lenks (1365-1405).GIF Timurid Persian Empire, 1365-1405
Mongol dominions.jpg Timurid Persian Empire, 1405
Mongol dominions.png Timurid Persian Empire, 1405
Mongol dominions1.jpg Timurid Persian Empire, 1405
Timurid Dynasty 821 - 873 (AH).png Timurid Persian Empire
Timur Empire.jpg Timurid Persian Empire
Zemljevid Timur Lenk imperij.png Timurid Persian Empire
Safavid Empire 1501 1722 AD.png Safavid Persian Empire in 1501-1722
Safavid map ak.svg Safavid Persian Empire in 1501-1722
LocationSafavid.PNG Safavid Persian Empire in 1512
Map Safavid persia.png Safavid Persian Empire, 16th-18th century
Kurdish states 1835.png Kurdish Independent Kingdoms and Autonomous Principalities circa 1835
Umgriffe Kurdistans.png Kurdish statehood in the 20th century

Ethno-linguistic maps

Kurdish-inhabited area by CIA (1992).jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish Areas Sorani.png Kurdish-inhabited area
Gegenwärtiges Kerngebiet der kurdischen Siedlungsgebiete.jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurden.jpg Kurdish-inhabited area and Kurdish Diaspora in the Middle East
Kurdisches Siedlungsgebiet.PNG Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish-inhabited areas of the Middle East and the Soviet Union in 1986.jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish-inhabited area by CIA (2002).jpg Kurdish-inhabited area
Kurdish language.jpg Kurdish language area
Iranian languages distribution.png Kurdish language area
Iranian languages area.png Kurdish language area
Moderniranianlanguagesmap24.PNG Kurdish language area
Iranian tongues.svg Kurdish language area

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