Piranshahr

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Piranshahr (Persian: پیرانشهر, also known as Mukrian) is a city in northwest of Iran on the Iraqi border. The people of Piranshahr are mostly Kurds. They are called Piranshahri but this term is also applied to those people who live in the neighbouring communities.

The city's name is derived from the name of the local tribe: Piran, a clan of the Mukri tribe.