Are Iraqi Turkmen Turkish?

The Iraqi Turkmens (also spelled as Turkoman and Turcoman; Turkish: Irak Türkmenleri), also referred to as Iraqi Turks, Turkish-Iraqis, or the Iraqi-Turkish minority, (Arabic: تركمان العراق‎; Turkish: Irak Türkleri) are Iraqis of Turkic origin who mostly adhere to a Turkish heritage and identity.

How many Iraqi are in Turkey?

In November 2010, there were 5,235 Iraqis in Turkey registered by UNHCR. Of those, 59.7% were male, and 63.9% were between the ages of 18–59. Additionally, 49.3% originated in Baghdad, and while 47.3% arrived to Turkey in 2010, 7.8% arrived prior to 2006. While 36.4% are Arab, 28.5% are Assyrian, and 6.2% are Kurd.

What ethnicity is Iraqi?

Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون‎, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق‎, Turkish: Iraklılar) are people who originate from the country of Iraq. Arabs are the largest ethnic group in Iraq, while Kurds are the largest ethnic minority. Turkmens are the third largest ethnic group in the country….Iraqis.

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Is Turkey border with Iraq?

The Iraq–Turkey border (Kurdish: Sînorê raqê–Tirkiye‎, Arabic: الحدود العراقية التركية‎, romanized: alhudud aleiraqiat alturkia, Turkish: Irak–Türkiye sınırı) is 367 km (228 m) in length and runs from the tripoint with Syria in the west to the tripoint with Iran in the east.

What is the Iraqi language?

Modern Standard Arabic
Iraq/Official languages

How many Kurds are in Iraq?


Total population
Turkey est. 14.3–20 million
Iran est. 8.2–12 million
Iraq est. 5.6–8.5 million
Syria est. 2–3.6 million

Is Turkey close to Syria?

Turkey shares its longest common border with Syria; various geographic and historical links also tie the two neighbouring countries together. Turkey had an embassy in Damascus and a consulate–general in Aleppo. Diplomatic relations between the countries were severed in March 2012, due to the Syrian civil war.

Why do so many refugees go to Turkey?

Syrians are leaving their country, primarily, to escape violence, poverty, and lack of access to basic services because of the ongoing war in Syria since 2011. So Syrians come to Turkey because it is easier to reach Turkey. But also, cultural ties, family ties, religious and historical ties play an important role.

What religion is most in Iraq?

Although Iraq is an overwhelmingly Muslim country, it is both religiously and ethnically diverse. More than 95 percent of the population is Muslim, but this total is divided between Shiites who constitute about 55-60 percent and Sunnis who represent 35-40 percent.

How many hours is Turkey from Iraq?

The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Iraq and Turkey is 991 km= 616 miles. If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles) from Iraq to Turkey, It takes 1.1 hours to arrive.