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Main articles: Kurds in Turkey, Turkish Kurdistan, Human rights in Turkey, Kurdistan Workers Party, and Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey
Kurdish boys, Diyarbakir.
According to CIA Factbook, Kurds formed approximately 18% of the population in Turkey (approximately 14 million) in 2008. This estimate however does not include the Zaza people which are often considered to be Kurds. Kurdish sources however claim there are as many as 25 million Kurds in Turkey.