Amuca tribe

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The Amuca tribe (in Turkish: Amuca Kabilesi) is one of the nomadic Oghuz Turks tribes, of the Ottoman Empire, which moved from Anatolia to the Balkans. At the end of 14th Century, this clan established a settled life in Ottoman Thrace. Today some of them live in Kırklareli Province. The first founded village of this tribe was Keşirlik, located in the Mahya Dağı.


Amuca Tribe, belongs to the longitudinal Kayı tribe. They are derived from relatives of the Ottoman Dynasty through Amucalar, descendants of Alaeddin Pasha, the son of Osman I.

They speak a dialect of old Ottoman Turkish language.