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The Persian Arabs or Arabs in Khorasan are a group of Arabs who immigrated to Khorasan Province, Iran, during the Abbasid Caliphate (750−1513).

Arabs in Khorasan
عرب‌های خراسان
عرب خراسان
Arabs in Chorasan.png
Total population
Regions with significant populations
South Khorasan
Razavi Khorasan
Arabic (Khorasani Arabic), Persian
Shia Islam

Most Khorasani Arabs belong to the tribes of Sheybani, Zangooyi, Mishmast, Khozaima, and Azdi. Khorasan Arabs are Persian speakers, and only a few speak Khorasan Arabic as their mother tongue. The cities of Birjand, Mashhad, and Nishapur are home to large groups of Khorasan Arabs.[2][full citation needed]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Persian Wikipedia fa:عرب‌های خراسان
  2. ^ Hitti, Philip (2002). History of the Arabs, Revised: 10th Edition (PDF) (10th ed.). Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-333-63142-3. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  • Persian and German Wikipedia
  • Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion: Case Studies from Iranian. By Éva Ágnes Csató, Bo Isaksson, Carina Jahani. Page 162.
  • Khorasani Arabic