Turko-Iranian can refer to:

* The various Turkic and Iranian hybrid traits pertaining to culture, dynasties as well population genetics of various peoples in Central Asia, as well as parts of West Asia and South Asia. "See also": Persianate, Turko-Persian Tradition
* The Turkic speaking countries such as Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan whose cultures are based and/or have been heavily influenced by the Perso-Islamic culture and who are a part of the Iranian Cultural Continent [Sh.J. Boss, on the Encyclopaedia Iranica: "Comprehensive research project about the "Iranian Cultural Continent" thrives on Riverside Drive", Columbia College Today, ( [http://www.college.columbia.edu/cct/nov03/features5.php LINK] )] .
* The Turkic speaking minorities of Iran, e.g. Azeris, Qashqais. (See Iranian Turks.)
* Turco-Persian society in the 15th to 17th centuries.
* A term for those living on the Iran-Turkey border.
* A term used to refer to the bilateral relations between Turkey and Iran.


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