Kurds in Romania
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Kurds in Romania
Kurds in Romania
Total population
500[1] to 5,000[2]
Regions with significant populations
Bucharest and other large urban areas
Romanian, Kurdish, Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Islam (majority Sunni, Shia, minority Alevi), Christianity, Yazidism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Iranian peoples

Kurds in the Romania refers to people of Kurdish origin born or residing in Romania.


The Kurds are living in Romania since Ottoman times. However, most of them arrived after the fall of the Communism, mostly from the disputed territories of Kurdistan (Iraq, Turkey, Iran, and Syria), many of them fleeing oppression.[]


There are no official statistics for the Romanian Kurdish population. Sources claim that there are between 500[1] and 5,000[2] Kurds living in Romania. Most of them live in Bucharest and other large urban areas, but also in Constan?a and Tulcea counties (those that came in the Ottoman era).


  1. ^ a b "Kurzii din Romania viseaza la independenta: Suntem 42 de milioane Interviu". Ziare.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b "În a?teptarea p?cii. Kurzii din România sper? c? SUA ?i UE vor putea opri ofensiva Turciei din Siria". Stiriletvr.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved .

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