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Turk or Turks may refer to:

People / Groups

  • Turkish people, an ethnic group primarily living in Turkey
  • Ottoman Turks, historical Turkish-speaking population of the Ottoman Empire who formed the base of the state's military and ruling classes
  • Seljuq Turks, a historical Turkish Sunni Muslim dynasty that gradually adopted Persian culture
  • Oghuz Turks, a historical Turkic tribal confederation conventionally named Oghuz Yabgu State in Central Asia during the early medieval period
  • Turkic peoples, a collection of ethnic groups that live in northern, eastern, central and western Asia, northwestern China and parts of eastern Europe
  • Göktürks, a Turkic people of ancient Central Asia
  • Karlugh Turks, an ethnic group found in Pakistan
  • Turk (caste), a Muslim community found in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Turk Jamat, a Muslim community found in Gujarat, India
  • Young Turks, a political party in the late Ottoman Empire


  • Something relating to or from Turkey, a modern-day nation
  • Something relating to or from Turkestan, a region of Central Asia inhabited by Turkic peoples
  • Something relating to or from the Ottoman Empire, the historic empire of Turkish people from the 13th to the early 20th century
  • "The Turks", a common abbreviation for the Maumturks, the chain of mountains in the west of Ireland
  • Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean
  • Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Turk, California, community in Fresno County





See also

az:Türk (dəqiqləşdirmə) el:Τούρκοι fa:ترک hu:Török kk:Түркі ru:Турки (значения) sk:Turecký tr:Türk (anlam ayrımı)

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