Khamseh

group of five tribes in Iran

The Khamseh is a tribal confederation in the province of Fars in southwestern Iran. It consists of five tribes.It was created in 1861 by Naser al-Din Shah Qajar to decrease strength of the Qashqai, who were gaining so much power. The Khamseh tribes were a mixture of Persians, Turks, and Arabs.

Khamseh Tribes migration map

TribesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Ali Mohammad Najafi.Great Men of Arab Tribe and the Tribes
  • Ali Mohammad Najafi.Khamseh Tribes happenings
  • Ehsan Yousefi,nomads of Persia:The Basseri tribe;2014;Shiraz