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Turkeye in 2012
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 (Türkiye 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 . The name of the road to this village is Turkijeweg which means Turkey Road in Dutch.
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