Sunday, March 25, 2012

Turkic Family


We will introduce a new blog today. Name of this blog is Turkic Family. It's a photoblog about Turkic World. You can find photos from the Turkic World. When you look at the photos, you will understand what a great world Turkic people have.  You should follow this blog if you want to know Turkic culture. 



About Turkic World

At present, there are six independent Turkic countries: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan; There are also several Turkic national subdivisions in the Russian Federation including Bashkortostan, Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Khakassia, Tuva, Yakutia, the Altai Republic, Kabardino-Balkaria, and Karachayevo-Cherkessiya. Each of these subdivisions has its own flag, parliament, laws, and official state language. The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in western China and the autonomous region of Gagauzia, located within eastern Moldova and bordering Ukraine to the north, are two major autonomous Turkic regions. The Autonomous Republic of Crimea within Ukraine is a home of Crimean Tatars. In addition, there are several Iraq, Syria, Iran, Georgia, Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and western Mongolia. Moreover, The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), commonly called Northern Cyprus, is a self-declared state that comprises the northeastern part of the island of Cyprus. Recognised only by Turkey.

Turkic World Map
The Turks (or Turkics) are peoples residing in northern, central and western Asia, Mongolia, southern Siberia and northwestern China and parts of eastern Europe. They speak languages belonging to the Turkic language family. They share, to varying degrees, certain cultural traits and historical backgrounds. The term Turkic represents a broad ethno-linguistic group of people including existing societies such as the Chuvashes, Kazakhs, Tatars, Kyrgyzs, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur, Uzbeks, Bashkirs, Qashqai, Gagauzs, Yakuts, Crimean Karaites, Krymchaks, Karakalpaks, Karachays, Krymchaks, Nogais and as well as past civilizations such as the Kumans, Kipchaks, Avars, Turgeshs, Seljuks, Khazars, Ottomans, Mamluks, Timurids, and possibly the Xiongnu and Huns. 

Turkistan (literally meaning "Land of the Turks") in Asian history, the regions of Central Asia lying between Siberia on the north; Tibet, India, Afghanistan, and Iran on the south; the Gobi Desert on the east; and the Caspian Sea on the west. It has been referenced in many Turkic and Persian sagas and is an integral part of Turan. Oghuz Turks (also known as Turkmens), Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Khazars, Kyrgyz, Hazara and Uyghurs are some of the Turkic inhabitants of the region who, as history progressed, have spread further into Eurasia forming such Turkic nations as Turkey and Azerbaijan, and subnational regions like Tatarstan in Russia and Crimea in Ukraine. Tajiks and Russians form sizable non-Turkic minorities.

It is subdivided into Afghan Turkestan and Russian Turkestan in the West, and East Turkestan (previously Chinese Turkestan) in the East. The Tian Shan and Pamir ranges form a rough division between the latter two.
 
 There are several international organizations created with the purpose of furthering cooperation between countries with Turkic-speaking populations, such as the Joint Administration of Turkic Arts and Culture (TÜRKSOY) and the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries (TÜRKPA).

The newly established Turkic Council, founded on November 3, 2009 by the Nakhchivan Agreement Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey, aims to integrate these organizations into a tighter geopolitical framework.

Some photos from Turkic Family Blog:

 


 
 
 

Turkic Family:  http://turkicfamily.blogspot.com/

10 comments:

  1. @ Lilli, thank you. If you like it, you can follow it.

    http://turkicfamily.blogspot.com/

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  2. so beautiful photos Tulpar!:) and thanks for your comment:) U're funny:) kisses and see U soon:)

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  3. @ Coradinha, Thank you very much!

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  4. hi tulpar, interesting to note that there are so many tribes or nationalities. congrats on your new blog. looking forward to be a follower.
    Turkey is a popular country to us malaysians.
    have a nice day

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  5. fabulous post dear

    thanks for your comment on my blog
    do check my latest post of today
    http://glamorousgirlblog.blogspot.com/

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  6. I enjoyed reading through the history on this contingent and great sharing you have done. Yeh, thats plenty of places to cover and sure interesting culture of the people here.

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  7. @ cookingvarieties, Hi Wan, thank you..

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  8. @ Nava.K, Thank you. We six states need to act as one nation. Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan needed to act as "six states with one nation" and display solidarity with each other.This is the challenge before us. Those who are not in solidarity with each other face difficulty when they are alone. Being in solidarity never puts a shadow on mutual, equal and respectable relations, because of this, there are several international organizations created with the purpose of furthering cooperation between countries with Turkic-speaking populations, such as the Joint Administration of Turkic Arts and Culture (TÜRKSOY) and the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries (TÜRKPA). The newly established Turkic Council, founded on November 3, 2009 by the Nakhchivan Agreement Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey, aims to integrate these organizations into a tighter geopolitical framework.

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