Khorasani Turks

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Khorasani Turkic peoples
Total population
Regions with significant populations
North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, Golestan
Khorasani Turkic and Azerbaijani
Shia Islam
Related ethnic groups
Other Turkic peoples

Khorasani Turkic people (Persian: ترک‌های خراسان‎, Azerbaijani/Turkish:خوراسان تؤرکلری); or Qizilbash are Khorasani Turkic-speaking people inhabiting part of northeastern Iran, and in the neighboring regions of Turkmenistan up to beyond the Amu Darya River; and speak the Khorasani Turkic, and live in the North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan and Golestan provinces of Iran. Iranian Azerbaijanis living in this area are about a century, Azerbaijanis have emigrated and resettled in large numbers to Khorasan[2] especially Mashhad.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Iranicaonline
  2. ^ "AZERBAIJAN vi. Population and its Occupations and Culture". Encyclopædia Iranica. August 18, 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mourning Azerbaijanis residing in Mashhad". Mehr News Agency. August 18, 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2013.