Demographics of Turkey

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Turks are the largest ethnic group in Turkey.

Ethnic groups in Turkey
Ethnic groups Percent
Other ethnic groups

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  • Richmond, Walter (2013). The Circassian Genocide. Rutgers University Press. p. 130. ISBN 978-0813560694. Today there are perhaps five million Circassians in Turkey, although only two million still consider themselves Circassian (rather than "of Circassian descent"), and less than one million can still speak the Circassian language.
  • Maisel, Sebastian, ed. (2018). The Kurds: An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society. ABC-CLIO. pp. xii. ISBN 978-1-4408-4257-3. In Turkey some 20 million Kurds are estimated, and in Iran around 10 million. Iraq has approximately 7 million and in Syria live approximately 2 million Kurds.
  • Saunders, Robert A. (2011). Ethnopolitics in Cyberspace: The Internet, Minority Nationalism, and the Web of Identity. Lanham: Lexington Books. p. 98. ISBN 9780739141946. There are upwards of 5 million ethnic Albanians in the Turkish Republic; however, the vast majority of this population is assimilated and no longer possesses fluency in the language, though a vibrant Albanian community maintains its distinct identity in Istanbul to this day.
  • Yenigun, Cuneyt (2009). "GCC Model: Conflict Management for the "Greater Albania" (PDF)". SDU Faculty of Arts and Sciences Journal of Social Sciences: 184. Turkey contains 5-6 million Albanians (more than in the Balkan area). {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)