Turkic peoples

Turkish ethnic groups

The Turkic peoples are a group of peoples. They speak languages belonging to the Turkic family. A Turkic person is called a Turk and mainly come from these independent states Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan.[1]

Current independent Turkic states in red

However there are Turks in many places. Today, most people in Central Asia are Turks. Many Turks live in Siberia, the Caucasus area, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe.

Turkic people can sometimes understand each other during communication because of their language being connected to Turkic and having the same words.


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