Kurdish Language

The official language of Iraqi Kurdistan is Kurdish, although Arabic is widely understood as well. It is definitely recommended that visitors to this region try to learn a few of the basics in terms of language as the number of English speakers in Iraqi Kurdistan is still not very high. Knowing how to order food, ask for prices and get directions will make life significantly easier for any traveler.

Below is a list of useful resources that you can refer to in order to learn about the Kurdish language:

Wikipedia: Kurdish Language

Omniglot.com: Kurdish

Kurdistan Regional Government: Language

Kurdish Academy

Kurdistan Adventures Language Guides