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Teach genocide!Teach genocide! Kurdistan and Hayastan - Hand in Hand: The Armenian diaspora

Thursday, April 12, 2007

The Armenian diaspora

Armenians living outside Armenia was in the year 2004 estimated to be 9 million people while only 3 million Armenians live in Armenia.

Countries Armenians mostly live in
  1. Russia
  2. Flag of France France
  3. Flag of Iran Iran
  4. Flag of United States United States
  5. Georgia

Other countries Armenians live in further away from Armenia is Zimbabwe, Singapore, Dominican Republic,Ethiopia, Cuba, South Africa, Thailand, Chile, Sweden and even in Argentina where the Armenians is estimated to be 130 000 (!).
The Armenians, unlike the Kurds is at present in every country in the world and many Armenians in the diaspora has succeeded.

Princess Diana was part Armenian
Yuri Gagarin (Soviet cosmonaut, first man in space)
Emile Lahoud (President of Lebanon)
Cher (Cherylin Sarkissian, World famous singer)
System of a down (Metal group, USA)
Tulip Joshi (Indian-Armenian actor in India)

Armenians of Kurdistan live mostly in Batman, Qamishlo, Zaxo, Urfa, Atvin and Malatya.
Before the Genocide against the Christian minority in Ottoman empire the Armenian was estimated only in the capital of Kurdistan, Diyarbakir to be 570 000.

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