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Gewirk (Persian, Kurdish) , also known as the "Gawerk" or "Gewrek", are a Kurdish tribe inhabiting areas of modern-day Iran, Iraq and Turkey.[1] The people of the Gewirk tribe mainly inhabit the following cities of Iran: Urmia, Sardasht , Rabat , Mahabad, Saqez, Boukan, Salmas and Shepiran.[1] In Turkey, they mainly inhabit the following provinces and cities: Van, Ba?kale and Gürp?nar.[1] In Iraq, they mainly inhabit the following Shaqlawa district of Erbil.[1]

Gawerk Lords in Urmia and Sardasht- ? ? 1900

The historical center of the Gewirk tribe is Rabat, a city in the West Azerbaijan province of Iran.[2]

Gawerk - Mahabad- house of lord - Osman Agha - -? ? ?
Gawerk - Rabat- hasan agha - - ?

The tribe is a part of the Billbas Tribal Federation[3] and with the members of the tribe speaking the Mokryan accent of the Kurdish language.

Gawerk- Kordestan region - Rabat house of Rashid Agha - - -? ?


  1. ^ a b c d Vali, Abbas (2011). Kurds and the State in Iran: The Making of Kurdish Identity. Volume 36 of International Library of Iranian Studies. London: I.B.Tauris. pp. 168, 180. ISBN 9781848857889. |volume= has extra text (help)
  2. ^ "? ?". Retrieved .
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  • Gewirk Tribe in history of Kurdistan, written by Mohsen Rashidi Gewirk

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