Sorani Kurdish
Central Kurdish
کوردیی سۆرانی
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Country Kurdistan (Iraq and Iran)
Speakers
7,250,000 (4,000,000 in Iraqi Kurdistan) (2014)
Family
Dialects
  • Mukriyani
  • Hawleri
  • Ardalani
  • Babani
  • Garmiyani
  • Jafi
  • Warmawi
Writing
Sorani alphabet (Perso-Arabic script)
AreaSouth of Great Zab River, Suleimaniye, Arbil, Kirkuk, and Khanaqin and Mandali provinces. Also displaced. Diaspora communities in other areas, including western Europe, USA. Also in Iran.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 ckb
Glottolog cent1972
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Geographic distribution of Kurdish and other Iranian languages spoken by Kurds
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