Turkish
Türkçe (noun, adverb)
Türk dili (noun)
Pronounce [ˈtyɾctʃe] (About this soundlisten)
Country Turkey (official), Northern Cyprus (official), Cyprus (official), Azerbaijan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Region Anatolia, Balkans, Cyprus, Mesopotamia, Levant, Transcaucasia
Ethnicity Turkish people
Speakers
75.7 million (2002–2018)
88 million (L1 + L2)
Family
Turkic
Early Forms
Forms
Istanbul Turkish
Dialects
Writing
Latin (Turkish alphabet)
Turkish Braille
AreaWidespread in Turkey as L1 or L2. Also in Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Netherlands, Romania, Russian Federation (Asia), Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 tr
ISO 639-2 tur
ISO 639-3 tur
Glottolog nucl1301
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  Countries where Turkish is an official language
  Countries where it is recognized as a minority language
  Countries where it is recognized as a minority language and co-official in at least one municipality
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