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.
|Approx. 140–160 million or over 170 million|
Turkic people can sometimes understand each other during communication because of their language being connected to Turkic and having the same words.
Altai man in national suit on horseback.
Azerbaijani girls in traditional dress.
Bashkir boys in national dress.
A Chuvash woman dancer in traditional dress.
Young and old Gagauz people.
Old Karachay men in the 19th century.
Khakas people with traditional instruments.
Kyrgyz elders in On-Archa, Kyrgyzstan.
Nogai man in national costume.
Turkish girls in their traditional clothes.
Turkmen girl in national dress.
Tuvan men and women in Kyzyl, Tuva.
- Brigitte Moser, Michael Wilhelm Weithmann, Landeskunde Türkei: Geschichte, Gesellschaft und Kultur, Buske Publishing, 2008, p. 173
- Deutsches Orient-Institut, Orient, Vol. 41, Alfred Röper Publushing, 2000, p. 611
- Yunusbayev et al. 2015. sfn error: no target: CITEREFYunusbayev_et_al.2015 (help)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Turkic peoples.|
|Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Turks.|