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Depends on how "politically correct" you want to be. For better or for worse, the word that most English-speakers know is yurt, and that is the only word most dictionaries list (with the exception of Wiktionary, as you've found). Problem is, it comes from either Russian or Turkish (or maybe Turkish by way of Russian), so using it for a dwelling type that is ...
Yes, there is a difference. Unknowingly implies that the person didn't even realise they had done whatever it was. Unintentionally does not have that implication: they might or might not have realised they had done it, but either way they didn't intend to. Incidentally, neither of those phrases is idiomatic: Sorry, it was unintentional is idiomatic, but the ...
One of these... ...is an electricity meter. It appears to be the same in the US as well as the UK. [Image source]
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