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Turkish political road map

Can't tell your DBP from your HYP? Here's our ultimate guide.

Turkish politics has been a complicated beast to follow since  the 1980 coup. Vast electoral swings and enforced party closures meant that the 1990s in particular resembled a spaghetti junction of shifting allegiances and cross-spectrum alliances.

To help you navigate it all, here's JamesInTurkey.com's road map of Turkey's political parties, from 1980 to the present day.

Last updated 4 August 2016

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