Crimean Tatars in Turkey
|Estimates greatly vary|
|Crimean Tatar, Turkish|
|Sunni Islam, Hanafi|
Crimean Tatars in Turkey refers to citizens and denizens of Turkey who are, or descend from, the Tatars of Crimea. They are Cultural Muslim. The boys are circumcised between 0-1 year. Marriages within the family are very seldom.
Before the 20th century, Crimean Tatars had immigrated from Crimea to Turkey in three waves: First, after the Russian annexation of Crimea in 1783; second, after the Crimean War of 1853-56; third, after the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78.
- Peter Alford Andrews, Rüdiger Benninghaus,Ethnic groups in the Republic of Turkey, Vol. 2, Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 1989, Wiesbaden, ISBN 3-88226-418-7, p. 87., Peter Alford Andrews, Türkiye'de Etnik Gruplar, ANT Yayınları, Aralık 1992, ISBN 975-7350-03-6, s.116-118.