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Communist Party of Turkey (2001–14)

Communist Party of Turkey
Leader Collective leadership of Central Committee
Founded 11 November 2001
Dissolved 13 July 2014
Succeeded by People's Communist Party of Turkey
Communist Party(Turkey)
Headquarters Osman Ağa Mahallesi Nihal Sokak, No:4, Kadıköy, İstanbul
Ideology Communism
Political position Far-left
International affiliation International Conference of Communist and Workers' Parties
European affiliation Initiative of Communist and Workers' Parties
Colours Red, yellow
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Politics of Turkey
Political parties
Party office in Istanbul
The Communist Party of Turkey (Türkiye Komünist Partisi, TKP) is a defunct communist party in Turkey. It was known as the TKP since changing the name of the party from the Party for Socialist Power (Sosyalist İktidar Partisi, SİP) in 2001.


  • Electoral Performance 1
  • Dissolution 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Electoral Performance

Election Number of votes for TKP Share of votes Seats
1999 General Election 37,671 0,12%
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2002 General Election 50,496 0,19%
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2007 General Election 80,092 0,22%
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2011 General Election 64,006 0,15%
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In the 2007 election, the party obtained its best result (by percentage) in

  • Türkiye Komünist Partisi Official Website

External links

  1. ^ Ntvmsnbc Secim 2007
  2. ^ TKP'de yol ayrımı
  3. ^ TKP'nin yerine Komünist Parti ve Halkın Türkiye Komünist Partisi


See also

After a period of internal strife, two rival factions of TKP reached a consensus on 15 July 2014 to freeze the activities of the party and that neither faction shall use the name and emblem of TKP.[2] The faction led by Erkan Baş and Metin Çulhaoğlu adopted the name People's Communist Party of Turkey and the faction led by Kemal Okuyan and Aydemir Güler founded the Communist Party.[3]


In 2014 election, TKP won Municipality of Ovacık, Tunceli.

TKP did not maintain offices in Ardahan. [1]

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