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.

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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.

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