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Iranian Turkmen
Gomishan is located 45 km north of the city of Gorgan.
Turkmens (the Turkmen: Türkmenler, Tvrkmnlr) is one of the Turkic peoples of Central Asia, mainly in Turkmenistan, North West and North East of the country reside. They Turkmen language branch of the Turkic languages ​​spoken in Western foremilk and most of them are Sunni Muslims and followers of the Hanafi school. Until the early twentieth century, mainly nomadic Turkmens, but after reviewing the rural and urban areas respectively.
Turkmen branch of the Turks of Central Asia are known to colostrum or brain of the Old Testament in the vast deserts of the Aral Sea to the foot of the Oxus and the time spent nomadic life. Until about the seventh century Turks were leaving a large part of the nation. In the years following the collapse of the Empire, a Turkic-gook, a group of Turks who were called foremilk, separated from them by the Archon of the Aral Sea and the Syr Darya moved.
Words Turkmen Turkoman nomadic tribes in the past to all tribes and Muslim Trktbar particular foremilk was said to mean both Application of modern Turkmen people. This means that the current Turkmen people Turkmen branch of the writings of the Old Persian. It is now known bands Trktbary Turkmen in Iraq and Syria, which has close ties with the Turkmens living in the area between the Oxus and not Gorganroud historical, cultural and linguistic similarities are more Azerbaijanis and Turks in Anatolia.


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