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Turkis Cypriots
Famous turkish cypriots
1st row: Fazıl Küçük · Kıbrıslı Mehmed Kamil Pasha · Kaytazzade Mehmet Nazım · Alparslan Türkeş
2nt row: Ziynet Sali · Fatih Terim · Hussein Chalayan · Leon Osman
3rd row: Tracey Emin · Rauf Denktaş · Işın Karaca · Meral Hussein-Ece
Total population
est. 1,100,000
(see an aw Turkis Cypriot diaspora)
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Northren Cyprus 150,000-200,000a [1][2]
 Turkey 500,000 [3][4]
 Unitit Kinrick 300,000-400,000 [4][5][6][7][8]
 Australie 40,000-120,000 [3][4][7][9][10]
 Unitit States 5,000-10,000 [4][11]
 Cyprus 2,000 [12]
 Germany 2,000 [4]
 Canadae 1,800 [4]
 New Zealand 1,600 [4]
 Italy 1,000 [4]
 Fraunce 800 [4]
Leids

Cypriot Turkis

Releegion

Sunni Islam

Sib ethnic groups

Turkic fowks

Footnotes
a This figur does no include Turkis settlers frae Turkey.

Turkis Cypriots (Turkis: Kıbrıs Türkleri or Kıbrıslı Türkler‎; Greek: Τουρκοκύπριοι) are ethnic Turks livin in, or oreeginatin frae, Cyprus. Follaein the Ottoman conquest o the island in 1571, aboot 30,000 Turkis sodgers wur gien laund ance they settled in Cyprus,[13][14] Addeetionally, mony o the islanders convertit tae Islam durin the early years o Ottoman rule.[15] Nanetheless, the influx o mainly Muslim settlers tae Cyprus continued intermittently till the end o the Ottoman period.[16] The fact that Turkis wis the main leid spoken bi the Muslims o the island is a significant indicator that the majority o thaim wur either Turkis-speakin Anatolies or itherwise frae a Turkic backgrund[17] which bequeathed a significant Turkish community, today's Turkish Cypriots.

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  1. International Crisis Group (2010). "CYPRUS: BRIDGING THE PROPERTY DIVIDE". International Crisis Group. p. 2. 
  2. CIA The World Factbook. "Cyprus". Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 TRNC Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "Briefing Notes on the Cyprus Issue". Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Star Kıbrıs. "'Sözünüzü Tutun'". Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  5. Home Affairs Committee (2011). "Implications for the Justice and Home Affairs area of the accession of Turkey to the European Union". The Stationery Office. p. Ev 34. 
  6. BBC. "Network Radio BBC Week 39: Wednesday 28 September 2011: Turkish Delight?". Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Akben, Gözde (11 February 2010). "OLMALI MI, OLMAMALI MI?". Star Kibris. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  8. Cemal, Akay (2 June 2011). "Dıştaki gençlerin askerlik sorunu çözülmedikçe…". Kıbrıs Gazetesi. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  9. Kibris Gazetesi. "Avustralya'daki Kıbrıslı Türkler ve Temsilcilik...". Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  10. BRT. "AVUSTURALYA’DA KIBRS TÜRKÜNÜN SESİ". Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  11. Every Culture. "Cypriot Americans". Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  12. Hatay 2007, 40.
  13. Welin & Ekelund 2004, 2.
  14. Hüssein 2007, 14.
  15. Jennings 1993, 137-38.
  16. Çevikel 2000, 178.
  17. Nevzat & Hatay 2009, 912.

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