reside in southeastern Iran in Sistan and Baluchestan province, As well as in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and even in India. According to linguistic experts, the Baluchi language or dialect extends to the material branch of the Avestan as well as to the Parthian (Pahlavi) side, with the Baluch people and sistanis were living in Sistan and Baluchestan which was called Zarang and Sakestan in ancient times.
These peoples are mentioned In: Assyrian inscriptions, the
's inscriptions of Darius the Great Achaemenid, also in Herodotus, Strabo and
, Sistan, and Zabul is the home of the Iranian myths, Rostam.
The Bakhtiari Lurs, living in western and southwest of Iran and some other provinces. Apart from the large and little divisions, which are sometimes referred to three or four other metropolitan populations based on anthropologists’ studies. Lurish language and all its dialects are derived from Pahlavi language.
Turkmens live in Iran and other countries. The Turkmen of Iran are mostly are the branches of Oghuz or ghuz. They are housed in northeastern Iran, Turkmen Sahra, Golestan and parts of Khorasan province. Turkmen is a Turkic language which etymologically related to Altaic language family. Turkmens have a special place in Iranian history because of several dynasties in the middle centuries of Gaza.
Gilaks reside in the southwest of Caspian Sea, called Gilan with
as capital. The language or dialect of Gilaki people is also called Gilaki and refers to the Pahlavi language.
The Talishis inhabit in the west land of Gilan and also Ardabil. The Talishi’s ancient ancestry traces back to the people of Cadusi.
Mazandarani people who inhabit the neighboring Gilaki people in Mazandaran province of Iran. Tats of Iran or Tati populations are more or less dispersed in Alborz, Zanjan, Qazvin and Gilan Province. The Tati language is included in the list of intangible heritage of Iranian national monuments. Other Iranian men include Qashqai, Lak, Georgian, Armenian and many others.