Turks in Spain

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Turks in Spain
Total population
3,562 (2011)[1]
est. 4,000[2]
Regions with significant populations
Barcelona  · Madrid  · Balearic Islands
Spanish, Turkish

Turks in Spain refers to ethnic Turks living in Spain.


The majority of Turks are recent immigrants and mainly live in Catalonia (especially in Barcelona) followed by the Community of Madrid and the Valencian Community (especially in Alicante). Smaller communities have also been formed in Andalusia and the Balearic Islands.[3][4]

Organisations and associations[edit]

Notable Turks in Spain[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadistica. "Population by country of birth, nationality and sex 2010". Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  2. ^ Hürriyet Daily News. "Turkey 'more democratic' under Erdoğan, says Spanish Muslim leader". Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadistica. "Población por Nacionalidad, provincias, sexo y año". Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  4. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadistica. "Población por Nacionalidad, comunidades, sexo y año". Retrieved 2009-05-27.