Gagausien     
Unitate teritorială autonomă Găgăuzia 
Gagauzia - Гагаузия - UTA Găgăuzia
Gagauz-Yeri - Gagaoğuzya - Gagauziya - Gagauzistan


Gagauzia formally known as the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Găgăuzia (Gagauz Yeri) (Moldovan/Romanian: Unitatea Teritorială Autonomă Găgăuzia), is an autonomous region of Moldova. Its name derives from the word "Gagauz", which in turn derived from the name Gok-oguz used to describe descendants of the Turkic Oghuz tribe. 

Crimean Tatars and Uyghurs used gok to mean "sky" or "sky blue", so Gok-oguz literally meant "sky-blue Oghuz".

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