Turks in Jordan

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Turks in Jordan
Total population
(60,000[1]
plus 8,262 Turkish citizens (2009)[2])
Regions with significant populations
Amman
Languages
Religion
Islam

Turks in Jordan, also known as Jordan Turks (Turkish: Ürdün Türkleri), are people of Turkish ancestry living in Jordan. These people have had a thriving presence in Jordan since the rule of the Ottoman Empire. Today, there is a minority of about 60,000 people in the country who are the descendants of the Ottoman-Turkish immigrants.[1] In addition to this, there are also 8,262 Turkish citizens who are recent migrants to Jordan.[2]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Akar 1993, 95.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanlığı. "YURTDIŞINDAKİ VATANDAŞLARIMIZLA İLGİLİ SAYISAL BİLGİLER (31.12.2009 tarihi itibarıyla)". Retrieved 2011-09-27.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Bonhams. "Bonhams sets new world record for Turkish Artist Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901-1991)". Retrieved 2014-06-18.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Bibliography

  • Akar, Metin (1993), "Fas Arapçasında Osmanlı Türkçesinden Alınmış Kelimeler", Türklük Araştırmaları Dergisi, 7: 91–110<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Council of Europe (2007), Parliamentary Assembly: Working Papers 2007 Ordinary Session 22-26 January 2007, Council of Europe, ISBN 92-871-6191-7<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>.
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2005), Migration, Remittances and Development, OECD Publishing, ISBN 92-64-01388-1<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>.