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The word Tambura refers to several stringed musical instruments:
- The Tanbur long-necked, string instrument originating in the Southern or Central Asia (Mesopotamia and Persia/Iran). This is the main article that speaks about the origines, types and varients of tanbur.
- The Iranian tanbur (Kurdish tanbur) instrument in allover Iran and in Ahl-e Haqq rituals.
- The Turkish tambur instrument in Turkey.
- The Tanpura (instrument) in India, used as a drone instrument.
- The yaylı tanbur is also played in Turkey
- The Tambura (instrument) played in Macedonia and Bulgaria.
- The Tamburica (Tamboura or tamburrizza) instruments, any member of a family of long-necked lutes popular in Eastern and Central Europe.
- The Tambouras instrument in Greece.
- The Tanbūra (lyre) instrument in East Africa and the Middle East.
- The Tambur is a instrument in XinJiang
The word may also refer to:
- The Tambura River in Romania.
- Tumbura, a town in South Sudan.
- Tumbura Airport, an airport serving the above town.
See also 
- The Pandura instrument played in Ancient Greece and some other ancient civilisations, from the Mediterranean basin.
- The Domra, Russian instrument
- Bandura, Ukrainian instrument
- Dombra, instrument in Siberia and Mongolia
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