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This is the official language of Turkey, Northern Cyprus and Cyprus. Significant Turkish populations also live in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Germany and parts of Central Asia. It has the nighest number of speakers of any of the Turkic languages, a group that includes Turkmen and Azerbaijani which are mutually understandable with Turkish. Although mostly Turkic in origin, Turkish vocabulary has also borrowed from Arabic and Persian, English, French and Greek. uTalk teaches Modern Standard Turkish, based on the dialects from Istanbul.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Turkey

Cyprus

Northern Cyprus

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Number Of Speakers

80,000,000

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Turkic

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Fun facts about Turkish

The Turkish like tea so much they coined the saying: 'Conversations without tea are like a night sky without the moon'.

The Turkish phrase 'stop ironing my head' means 'stop annoying me'!

The Turkish alphabet has a dotless i - I ı- only found in Turkish and Azerbaijani.

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