Turkey is a country that spans two continents and much of our modern history. The Ottoman Empire came to power in the early 1300s bringing longterm stability to the region and trade flourished. Turkeys geography is well suited to a sighthound as the Central Anatolian plateau is a semi-arid area with plenty of hare coursing. This is also true for the Eastern Anatolia region and Southeastern region, all which remain home to the Saluki today.
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The western and central regions of Iran are well known for their Tazi, and many imports to Europe, especially Germany, are from these areas both now and historically. Urbanization, drought, and disease are having an impact on local populations as is the case across the homelands of the Saluki.