Today there are around 60,000 Turkish-Australians living in Australia.
How many Turkish are there in the world?
Approximately 78 million people in the world speak Turkish natively, and several million more speak it as a second language. The vast majority of Turkish speakers live in Turkey — more than 74 million of them. Due to a large immigrant population, Germany is home to about 1.5 million Turkish speakers.
Are Turkish Arabs?
Turkish people are not Arabs. Turkish people are descendants of Central Asian Turkic people and indigenous people of Anatolia. Arabs are Semitic people of the Middle East. Arabs and Turks have different languages, cultural, ethnic roots and historical backgrounds.
Why did Australians fight the Turks?
The aim of this deployment was to assist a British naval operation which aimed to force the Dardanelles Strait and capture the Turkish capital, Constantinople. The Australians landed at what became known as Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, and they established a tenuous foothold on the steep slopes above the beach.
Is Australia allies with Turkey?
Turkey and Australia enjoy an efficient cooperation in the UN, G20 and MIKTA (Mexico, Indonesia, Korea Republic, Turkey, Australia). The Turkish community in Australia, which number over 150.000 constitutes a bridge of friendship between the two nations.