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|Republic of Kurdistan|
|Motto: Either Kurdistan or Dissolution|
|Anthem: Ey Reqîb
Territory Controlled by the Republic of Kurdistan (green) + Territory claimed by the Republic of Kurdistan (light green)
|Official language(s)||Kurdish, Arabic|
|Recognised regional languages||Armenian, Assyrian, Turkoman|
|Government||Unitary parliamentary semi-presidential republic|
|-||Prime Minister||Nechervan Barzani|
|Establishment||November 1, 2020|
Independence from Iraq
The Republic of Kurdistan was founded on the 1st November 2020 after the Independence Referendum on the 12th March 2019. A Referendum was originally planned in 2014 but was postponed by the then Kurdish Regional Government while they focused on the fight against Daesh (ISIS/ISIL).
The Iraqi Government finally agreed in December 2018 to a formal independence referendum that would actually lead to Kurdish independence if the people voted in favour for it, unlike the informal independence referendum in 2005, almost 15 years before.