Turks in Sweden
|(100,000 Turkish citizens
Plus a further 30,000 Turks from Bulgaria )
|Regions with significant populations|
|Stockholm (Rinkeby, Tensta, Alby) · Gothenburg (Biskopsgården, Hisingen) · Malmö (Rosengard)|
|Turkish · Swedish|
Turks in Sweden or Swedish Turks (Swedish: Turkar i Sverige; Turkish: İsveç Türkleri) are people of Turkish ethnicity living in Sweden. According to the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, there are 100,000 people in Sweden with a Turkish background, and a further 10,000 Swedish-Turks live in Turkey.
Famous Turkish Swedes
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- Kazım Ayvaz
- Kennedy Bakırcıoğlu
- Elif Ceylan
- Erdin Demir
- Sıraç Dilber
- İlhan Erşahin
- Timur Ersöz, independent filmmaker
- Muvaffak Falay
- Serkan İnan
- Mehmet Kaplan
- Vendela Kirsebom, model
- Emin Nouri
- Yksel Osmanovski
- Sermin Özürküt
- Sibel Redzep, popular Swedish singer
- Erkan Zengin, Swedish footballer
- Zafer Lavindal, Chef
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