"Kurdistan also called "Homeland of the Kurds" was recently making in news due to various conflicts. Parts of which of the following countries comprise to form Kurdistan?

  1. Iran
  2. Iraq
  3. Syria
  4. Turkey

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Kurdistan is a roughly defined geo-cultural region comprising parts of eastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), north-western Iran (Iranian Kurdistan) and northern Syriain habited mainly by Kurds. Kurds are an ethnic group who speak Kurdish languages. They are and culturally and linguistically closely related to the Iranian peoples.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module