COMMUNITIES

Our Community pages feature the diversity within our 7,2 million expat population in over 70 countries around the world.

NEWS

Our Twitter page enlists tweets by famous Turkish intellectuals, keeping you up-to-date on trend topics and news on Turkey.

CAMPAIGNS

Our Campaigns help us support our common causes and rally our communities for a more secure expatriate life.

CELEBRITIES

Our Celebrities section features award-winning Turks, who made it big in their field. Their success is our pride and joy!

VLOGGERS

Our Vloggers section features famous social media personalities, offering valuable tips for travelling and settling in.

MAGAZINE

TURKUAZ MAGAZINE is the leading source for community news, celebrity interviews, fashion & lifestyle of International Turks.

TURKUAZ MAGAZINE is the leading source for community news, celebrity interviews, fashion and lifestyle of International Turks.

DIRECTORY

TURKUAZ DIRECTORY is our online listing of international Turkish businesses in over 100 cities around the world.

STORE

TURKUAZ STORE is our online shopping platform, showcasing the fashion trends and lifestyle in the lives of Turkish Expats.

ARTS

Our Twitter page brings you a daily compilation of arts and culture news from Turkey, helping you find the best performance during your next visit.

AGENCY

AJANS 869 is our marketing agency, custom designed to serve the branding needs of Turkish Expats worldwide.

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Welcome to Turkuaz Republic!

Turkey's "Brain Drain" for over six decades resulted in an expat population of over 7 million Turks in more than 70 countries. 

With 3 million Turks living in Germany alone, this invisible population - larger than many countries in Europe - struggles with all the constant speculation of their dual citizenship.

There are some that feel like they belong to "both", while some say they belong to "neither". The pain of not being able to identify with any one land or people causes integration woes and that's where this platform comes in.

In an effort to bring together this invisible population we built a virtual republic online, on these very pages, to help ourselves connect, share and inspire one another. Feel free to join our mental travels by visiting our communities.

CAMPAIGN

on Change.org

Our multi-citizenship status is facing 'agent-terrorist' smear campaigns in Turkey. Our most accomplished are accused and detained for years over unfounded criminal charges, as in the cases of Deniz Yucel, Ayla Albayrak and Osman Kavala. Join our "Justice for Turks" campaign and sign our petition on Change.org

Turkuaz News

Daily news on Turkish Expats

Kybele News

Daily Art & Culture news from Turkey

TURKUAZ MAGAZINE

Catch up on the latest and greatest in the world of International Turks

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CELEBRITIES

Internationally renowned Turks

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Basri Doğan
JOURNALIST

Living under death threats for his Gulen cult connections, journalist Doğan is awarded the Royal Medal of Honor for his 28 years of community work and integration efforts in the Turkish-Dutch media.

AMSTERDAM, NL
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Ayça Şırvancı
accountant

Having served as Deputy Comptroller for 3 years, Turkish-American Şırvancı won the runoff election for City Comptroller in Milwaukee with over 50% of the vote in a tightly contested race.

Milwaukee, WI, USA
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Veysel Ok
ATTORNEY

Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) co-director lawyer Veysel Ok receives the 2020 Freedom of Expression award in the campaigning category for defending journalists in Turkey.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY
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Mehmet Çilingiroğlu
CARDIOLOGIST

Boasting numerous academic affiliations in the US, Turkish-American doctor Çilingiroğlu is one of the key reference on Turkish television. The ongoing Coronavirus coverage made him a household name.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Aynur Bayazıt
TEACHER

Teaching disadvantaged kindergarteners, Bayazıt is shortlisted among 12,000 nominations in 140 countries for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize, in partnership with UNESCO.

KIRŞEHIR, TURKEY
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Uğur Şahin
IMMUNOLOGIST

Turkish-German scientist Sahin's immunotherapy company BioNTech is teaming up with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to develop and distribute a vaccine for Coronavirus (Covid-19).

MAINZ, GERMANY
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Özlem Türeci
SCIENTIST

Turkish-German scientist Tureci serves as the Chief Medical Officer at her husband Ugur Sahin's immunotherapy company BioNTech, developing a vaccine for Coronavirus.

MAINZ, GERMANY
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Emre Eren Korkmaz
RESEARCHER

Post-doctoral researcher in migration and refugees at University of Oxford, Korkmaz’s work 'Memoirs in my suitcase' on Turkish immigrants is on exhibit at the Pitt Rivers Museum in London.

LONDON, UK
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Yosun Denizeri
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER

With more than 20 years of experience in implementing planning, pricing and optimization solutions in global companies in U.S. and Europe, Denizeri made it to this year's Pro's to Know list.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA
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Somer Sivrioglu
RESTAURANTEUR

Owner of two restaurants, Efendy and Anason in Sydney, chef Sivrioglu published his second cookbook, 'Anatolia: Adventures in Turkish Eating', a fascinating culinary travel guide on Turkish cuisine.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
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Visit our Celebrities Pages to find the most celebrated Turk in your industry.

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Step on Earth

Flying to more countries than any other airline, Turkish Airlines invites all world citizens to explore the planet, with a clip that features the global journeys of three Americans who flew outside the US for the first time with Turkish Airlines.

Businesses

HAZEV Restaurant

LONDON, U.K.

ISTANBUL Grill

KARACHI, PAKISTAN

GATE 14

LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S.A.

SAHARA

NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

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International Turkish Community

Turkish Expats & Globetrotters

Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.

With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!

Please visit our Community Pages and send us your video on your experience in the International Turkish Community. We look forward to publishing your experience!

Please send us your Youtube videos, WITHOUT HTTP:// at the beginning of the link.
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