Turkeye

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Turkeye
Hamlet
Turkeye in 2012
Turkeye in 2012
Turkeye is located in Zeeland
Turkeye
Turkeye
Location of Turkeye in the province of Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°19′05″N 3°34′55″E / 51.31806°N 3.58194°E / 51.31806; 3.58194Coordinates: 51°19′05″N 3°34′55″E / 51.31806°N 3.58194°E / 51.31806; 3.58194
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Sluis

Turkeye is a village of Sluis, a municipality located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands. Even though the village is regular village in the province of Zeeland, the name Turkeye is probably an old spelling for Modern Dutch Turkije (Turkey (Turkiye in Turkish). The name supposedly derives from relations between the Ottoman Turks and the Netherlands. However, depending on the age of the name, there could be a strange anachronism, since the Ottomans never referred to their Empire as Türkiye. Its coordinates are 51°19′N 3°35′E / 51.317°N 3.583°E / 51.317; 3.583. The name of the road to this village is Turkijeweg which means Turkey Road in Dutch.