Ethnic groups in Syria

2017-07-27T21:35:18+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Arameans, Chechens, Circassians, Arabs, Kurds, Syrian Turkmen, Kurds in Syria, Bedouin, Greek Muslims, Rutul people, Circassians in Syria, Lebanese people in Syria, Syrian-Assyrians, Romani people in Syria, Iranians in Syria, Ethnic groups in Syria, Iraqis in Syria, Yazidis in Syria flashcards Ethnic groups in Syria
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  • Arameans
    The Arameans, or Aramaeans, (Aramaic: ܐܪ̈ܡܝܐ‎‎,ʼaramáyé) were an ancient Northwest Semitic Aramaic-speaking tribal confederacy who emerged from the Syrian desert in the Late Bronze Age and occupied the region known as Aram from the 11th-8th centuries BC.
  • Chechens
    Chechens (/ˈtʃɛtʃən/, Chechen: Нохчий Noxçiy; Old Chechen: Нахчой Naxçoy) are a Caucasian ethnic group of the Nakh peoples originating in the North Caucasus region of Eastern Europe.
  • Circassians
    The Circassians (Circassian: Адыгэхэр, Adygekher) are a Northwest Caucasian ethnic group native to Circassia, many of whom were displaced in the course of the Russian conquest of the Caucasus in the 19th century, especially after the Russian–Circassian War in 1864.
  • Arabs
    Arabs (Arabic: عرب‎‎, ‘arab) are a panethnicity of peoples whose native language is a variety of Arabic.
  • Kurds
    The Kurds (Kurdish: کورد‎, Kurd) also the Kurdish people (Kurdish: گەلی کورد‎, Gelê Kurd) are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of eastern and southeastern Turkey (Northern Kurdistan), western Iran (Eastern or Iranian Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Southern or Iraqi Kurdistan), and northern Syria (Western Kurdistan or Rojava).
  • Syrian Turkmen
    Syrian Turkmens (also referred to as Syrian Turkomans or Syrian Turks) (Arabic: تركمان سوريا‎‎, Turkish: Suriye Türkleri or Suriye Türkmenleri) are Syrian citizens of Turkic origin who mostly adhere to a Turkish heritage and identity.
  • Kurds in Syria
    Kurds in Syria refers to people born in or residing in Syria who are of Kurdish origin.
  • Bedouin
    (Not to be confused with Bedoon (ethnicity) or Baudouin of Belgium.)("Bedu" redirects here. For the village in Iran, see Biduiyeh, Sirjan.) The Bedouin (/ˈbɛdᵿ.ɪn/; Arabic: بَدَوِي badawī) are an Arab semi-nomadic ethnic group, descended from nomads who have historically inhabited the Arabian and Syrian deserts.
  • Greek Muslims
    Greek Muslims, also known as Greek-speaking Muslims, are Muslims of Greek ethnic origin whose adoption of Islam (and often the Turkish language and identity) dates to the period of Ottoman rule in the southern Balkans.
  • Rutul people
    Rutuls, Rutulians (Rutul: Мыхьядыбыр, Mıẋyadıbır, Russian: рутульцы, rutuljcy) are an ethnic group in Dagestan, a republic in the south of Russia, and some parts of Azerbaijan.
  • Circassians in Syria
    The Circassians in Syria are the Circassian community in Syria, an ethnic minority in that country.
  • Lebanese people in Syria
    The Lebanese people in Syria are people from Lebanon or those of Lebanese descent who live in the country of Syria.
  • Syrian-Assyrians
    Syrian Assyrians or Assyrians in Syria are people of Assyrian descent who live in the country of Syria.
  • Romani people in Syria
    Romani people in Syria speak the Domari language.
  • Iranians in Syria
    Iranians in Syria are residents of Iranian background or descent residing in Syria.
  • Ethnic groups in Syria
    Syria is a multi-ethnic country, made up of several ethnic groups.
  • Iraqis in Syria
    Iraqis in Syria are Syrian citizens of Iraqi origin or, more commonly today, Iraqis who are seeking refuge or better opportunities inside Syria.
  • Yazidis in Syria
    Yazidis in Syria may refer to people born in or residing in Syria of full or partial Yazidi origin.