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Kurdish is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 5 countries by a minor part of the population.

Kurdish is predominantly distributed in Western Asia.
CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
TurkeyWestern Asiano10.6 %8.43 M
IranSouth Asiano9.1 %7.31 M
IraqWestern Asiano19.0 %7.07 M
SyriaWestern Asiano9.0 %1.66 M
ArmeniaWestern Asiano1.0 %29,000