Shahsevan

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Shahsevan girls from a rich family. End of 19th century, Iran
Shahsevan
(Şahsevənlər)
Regions with significant populations
 Iran 300.000[1]
Languages
Azerbaijani
Religion
Shia Islam

The Shahsevan (Azerbaijani: Şahsevənlər), are a branch of the Turkic Oghuz groups,[2] sub-ethnic group of Azerbaijani people, located primarily in Iran and on the territory of the present-day Republic of Azerbaijan.[3] The name Shahsevan means "adherents of the Shah".

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  1. ^ Rıza Zelyut, ed. (2007). Yabancı kaynaklara göre Türk kimliği (Fark ed.). p. 386. 
  2. ^ Yaşar Kalafat, ed. (2002). Balkanlar'dan Uluğ Türkistan'a Türk halk inançları 2 (Kültür Bakanlığı ed.). p. 386. 
  3. ^ A.Z. Abdullaiev, ed. (1996). Türk dillerinin tarihsel gelişme sorunları (Atatürk Kültür, Dil, ve Tarih Yüksek Kurumu ed.). p. 66. 

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