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Turkish Langauge

Turkish  is a language spoken as a native language by over 83 million people worldwide,  making it the most commonly spoken of the Turkic languages. Its speakers are located predominantly in Turkey and Northern Cyprus with smaller groups in Iraq, Greece, Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and other parts of Eastern Europe. Turkish is also spoken by several million people of immigrant origin in Western Europe, particularly in Germany. The language contains many dialects but the standard is Istanbul Turkish.