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Although Turkey is a Muslim country, Islam ceased to be the official religion of Turkey in 1928 and Turkey is now a secular state. Freedom of religion is ensured in the constitution.
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<br> Turkey is located in Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria.  
  
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Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire.
  
[[Population Registers in Turkey]]
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== Getting started with Turkish research  ==
  
[[Christian Church Records in Turkey]]
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[[Genealogical Characteristics of Turkey]] [http://www.feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)]  
  
[[Ottoman Detailed Cadastral Surveys in Turkey]]
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== Jurisdictions in Turkey ==
  
[[Genealogical Characteristics of Turkey]]<br>
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Turkey is divided into 81 provinces (iller *singular - ili):
  
[[Turkish Council of State and Population Statistics]]<br>
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*Adana
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*Adiyaman
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*Afyonkarahisar
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*Agri
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*Aksaray
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*Amasya
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*Ankara
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*Antalya
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*Ardahan
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*Artvin
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*Aydin
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*Balikesir
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*Bartin
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*Batman
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*Bayburt
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*Bilecik
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*Bingol
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*Bitlis
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*Bolu
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*Burdur
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*Bursa
  
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*Canakkale
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*Cankiri
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*Corum
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*Denizli
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*Diyarbakir
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*Duzce
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*Edirne
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*Elazig
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*Erzincan
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*Erzurum
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*Eskisehir
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*Gaziantep
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*Giresun
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*Gumushane
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*Hakkari
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*Hatay
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*Icel (Mersin)
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*Igdir
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*Isparta
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*Istanbul
  
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*Izmir (Smyrna)
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*Kahramanmaras
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*Karabuk
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*Karaman
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*Kars
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*Kastamonu
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*Kayseri
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*Kilis
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*Kirikkale
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*Kirklareli
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*Kirsehir
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*Kocaeli
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*Konya
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*Kutahya
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*Malatya
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*Manisa
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*Mardin
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*Mugla
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*Mus
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*Nevsehir
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*Nigde
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*Ordu
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*Osmaniye
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*Rize
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*Sakarya
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*Samsun
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*Sanliurfa
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*Siirt
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*Sinop
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*Sirnak
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*Sivas
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*Tekirdag
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*Tokat
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*Trabzon (Trebizond)
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*Tunceli
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*Usak
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*Van
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*Yalova
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*Yozgat
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*Zonguldak
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*[[Ottoman Detailed Cadastral Surveys in Turkey|Cadastral Surveys]]
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*[[Christian Church Records in Turkey|Church Records]]
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*[[Population Registers in Turkey|Population Registers]]
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[[Category:Turkey]]
 
[[Category:Turkey]]

Revision as of 23:16, 14 April 2013


Turkey is located in Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria.

Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire.

Contents

Getting started with Turkish research

Genealogical Characteristics of Turkey Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)

Jurisdictions in Turkey

Turkey is divided into 81 provinces (iller *singular - ili):

  • Adana
  • Adiyaman
  • Afyonkarahisar
  • Agri
  • Aksaray
  • Amasya
  • Ankara
  • Antalya
  • Ardahan
  • Artvin
  • Aydin
  • Balikesir
  • Bartin
  • Batman
  • Bayburt
  • Bilecik
  • Bingol
  • Bitlis
  • Bolu
  • Burdur
  • Bursa
  • Canakkale
  • Cankiri
  • Corum
  • Denizli
  • Diyarbakir
  • Duzce
  • Edirne
  • Elazig
  • Erzincan
  • Erzurum
  • Eskisehir
  • Gaziantep
  • Giresun
  • Gumushane
  • Hakkari
  • Hatay
  • Icel (Mersin)
  • Igdir
  • Isparta
  • Istanbul
  • Izmir (Smyrna)
  • Kahramanmaras
  • Karabuk
  • Karaman
  • Kars
  • Kastamonu
  • Kayseri
  • Kilis
  • Kirikkale
  • Kirklareli
  • Kirsehir
  • Kocaeli
  • Konya
  • Kutahya
  • Malatya
  • Manisa
  • Mardin
  • Mugla
  • Mus
  • Nevsehir
  • Nigde
  • Ordu
  • Osmaniye
  • Rize
  • Sakarya
  • Samsun
  • Sanliurfa
  • Siirt
  • Sinop
  • Sirnak
  • Sivas
  • Tekirdag
  • Tokat
  • Trabzon (Trebizond)
  • Tunceli
  • Usak
  • Van
  • Yalova
  • Yozgat
  • Zonguldak

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