Turkic people speak languages belonging to the Turkic family. A Turkic person is called a Turk (e.g. the Kazakh Turks, the Kyrgyz Turks, etc., or in historical context: the Seljuq Turks, the Timurid Turks etc).
The Xinglongwa culture in Manchuria, in northeastern China, along the Liao river is the proposed homeland of the proto-Turks. From their they expanded into Siberia, the Altai mountains, see Altai people, and than Central Asia, were they replaced and partially assimilated to local population. They are an East Asian people.
Minorities in Turkic countries[change | change source]
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Azerbaijan[change | change source]
Kazakhstan[change | change source]
Kyrgyzstan[change | change source]
Turkey[change | change source]
Turkmenistan[change | change source]
Uzbekistan[change | change source]
Past and future population[change | change source]
- List of countries by past and future population provide 1950, 2000 and 2050 population while List of countries by future population (United Nations, medium fertility variant) provide 2100 population.
Land and water area (excluding Caspian Sea)[change | change source]
This list includes dependent territories within their sovereign states (including uninhabited territories), but does not include claims on Antarctica. EEZ+TIA is exclusive economic zone (EEZ) plus total internal area (TIA) which includes land and internal waters.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Robbeets. "Transeurasian ancestry: A case of farming language dispersal".
- Yunusbayev, Bayazit; Metspalu, Mait; Metspalu, Ene; Valeev, Albert; Litvinov, Sergei; Valiev, Ruslan; Akhmetova, Vita; Balanovska, Elena; Balanovsky, Oleg (2015-04-21). "The Genetic Legacy of the Expansion of Turkic-Speaking Nomads across Eurasia". PLoS Genetics. 11 (4). doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005068. ISSN 1553-7390. PMC 4405460. PMID 25898006.
- Heraclides, Alexandros; Bashiardes, Evy; Fernández-Domínguez, Eva; Bertoncini, Stefania; Chimonas, Marios; Christofi, Vasilis; King, Jonathan; Budowle, Bruce; Manoli, Panayiotis (2017-06-16). "Y-chromosomal analysis of Greek Cypriots reveals a primarily common pre-Ottoman paternal ancestry with Turkish Cypriots". PLOS ONE. 12 (6): e0179474. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179474. ISSN 1932-6203. PMC 5473566. PMID 28622394.CS1 maint: PMC format (link)
- "Turkic peoples | History & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Turkic Cultures and Children's Festival, Turkic Fest
- Encyclopedia Britanica 1911 Edition
- Ural-Altaic-Sumerian Etymological Dictionary
- Crimean Tatar Internet Resources
- Crimean Tatar Web Site
- Kemal's Crimean Tatar Web Site with Crimean Tatar Language Resources
- Murad Adji's site Contains books in English