- Example of a Nation
- Non-Arab, Middle Eastern population occupying Kurdistan.
- Extensive plateau/ mountain area in sw Asia, including parts of e Turkey, nw Iraq, nw Iran, and small areas of Armenia and ne Syria.
- Traditionally, nation of nomadic herders, Kurds are now mostly semi-nomadic or sedentary.
- Other examples or nations include Maori, Basque and Sioux nations.