The Iranian Monarchy was overthrown following the Islamic Revolution in 1979 with the Šâh Mohammadrezâ Pahlavi going into exile. Under the Pahlavi Dynasty the law of succession stated the Šâh must profess the Islamic faith, his mother must be an … Continue reading
Dark Red = Countries where an Aryan (Indo-Iranian) language is the or one official language Light Red = Regions where Aryan-speakers (Indo-Iranians) make up the majority Pink = Countries with a seizable Aryan (Indo-Iranian) minority
Afghanistan is a multiethnic and mostly-tribal society. The population of the country is divided into the following ethnolinguistic groups, the largest being: Persian, Pashtun, Uzbek, Nuristani, Baloch, Pamiri, Turkmen with Arabs, Brahui, Gujjars, Pashai & a few others as small minorities. The Afghanistani National … Continue reading
The independent states after Balkanization of Turkey: Eastern Greece (From left to right), The Neo Ottoman Empire, Zazaistan, Northern Kurdistan, Western Armenia.