Western Persian
Farsi/Parsi
پارسی/فارسی
Pronounce [fɒːɾˈsiː]
Country Iran (Persia)
Region Western Asia
Speakers
80 million (2015)
Family
Dialects Abadani, Araki, Bandari, Esfahani, Karbalai, Kashani, Kermani, Mashhadi, Qazvini, Shirazi, Tehrani, Yazdi
Writing
Perso-Arabic script
AreaWidespread. Most concentrated in central, south central, and northeast. Also in Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iraq, Israel, Netherlands, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey (Asia), Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 pes
Glottolog west2369
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