Ervanian Soviet Republic or Ervanistan (Farsi: ناو نژورتسا زا قلخیروهمج) , a nation located by Iran. The region is mostly inhabited by nomadic Turkic people called Ervanis.
HistoryEditThe Ervani tribesmen were subjected to the Shah's rule in the 18th century. However in 1856 Pasha Kashmok fought gathered an army of 100,000 troops and overwhelmed the Persian Imperial Army.
The Soviets invaded Ervanistan in 1984 and made it a puppet state called Ervistania. Then Iran tried to annex the region Soviet troops launched a full fledged assault on Iranian forces killing about 500 and wounding 700 troops.