What is Tapu?
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"Tapu" is a Turkish word that means "sacred" or "to be avoided". The word "tapu" is commonly used in Turkey in relation to the official registration of property rights or a place. For example, the tapu on a plot of land on which a house is located provides official registration of the ownership of the house and documentary confirmation of the ownership rights of the owner. The word "tapu" is also used to indicate the characteristics and boundaries of an officially registered place in Turkey.