Turks, who prefer riversides due to their plant diversity and drought experience, have settled in critical points in Asia-Europe-Africa continents.
- Mongolia: Orhun and Selenga (Ötügen, Ordu Balig, Kara-Korum)
- China: Yellow River- Wei River (Ordos, Xian)
- Turkestan: Transoxiana; Seyhun and Ceyhun, Karizler (Underground Water Channels)
- Anatolia: Euphrates and Tigris
- Rumelia: Danube and Vardar
- Afrasia: Nile
- Russia, Ukraine: Yenisei, Don, Idil (Volga)