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UPDATE-TURKEY'S WEALTHIEST PEOPLE -Forbes Turkey selects the 100 wealthiest Turks, Karamehmet tops the list.

ISTANBUL, Feb 28, 2011 (TUR) -- Forbes Turkey magazine has released its "Top 100 Wealthiest Turks" list for 2011.

The magazine said that the total fortunes of Turkey's 100 richest people had increased from last year's 87 billion USD to 104 billion USD this year.

Mehmet Emin Karamehmet, with his fortune reaching 4 billion USD, topped this year's list. The businessman's total wealth amounted to 2.9 billion USD in 2010.

Semahat Arsel from Turkey's leading Koc family, whose fortune has grown to 3 billion USD, and last year's wealthiest Husnu Ozyegin, chairman of Turkish conglomerate Fiba Holding, shared the second position in the ranking.

Rahmi Koc, with his wealth expanding to 2.9 billion USD, followed them in the Forbes list.

Forbes is a privately held publishing and new media company. Its flagship publication is Forbes, a bi-weekly magazine, with a circulation of over 900,000.

Forbes Turkey, launched in October 2005, is published in cooperation with Turkuvaz Gazete Dergi Basim A.S., a division of Calik Holding A.S., in Turkey. Produced by an independent editorial team, the magazine has a circulation of 17,000 and is distributed in the country's major regional cities.

Below is a list of Turkey's top 100 wealthiest people according to Forbes Turkey:

NAME COMPANY 2011 2010 2009

1 MEHMET EMIN KARAMEHMET CUKUROVA HOLDING 4.000 2.900 2.800

2 SEMAHAT ARSEL KOC HOLDING 3.000 1.700 750

2 HUSNU OZYEGIN FIBA HOLDING 3.000 3.000 2.900

4 RAHMI KOC KOC HOLDING 2.900 1.600 700

5 MURAT ULKER YILDIZ HOLDING 2.800 2.100 1.100

6 FERIT SAHENK DOGUS HOLDING 2.700 2.100 1.100

6 SARIK TARA ENKA INSAAT 2.700 2.600 1.600

8 SUNA KIRAC KOC HOLDING 2.500 1.400 600

8 FILIZ SAHENK DOGUS HOLDING 2.500 2.000 1.000

10 ALI AGAOGLU AGAOGLU INSAAT 2.100 2.000 1.500

11 ERMAN ILICAK RONESANS INSAAT 2.000 2.000 800

12 KAMIL YAZICI YAZICILAR HOLDING 1.800 1.400 1.000

12 AHMET NAZIF ZORLU ZORLU HOLDING 1.800 1.500 1.300

14 ALI METIN KAZANCI KAZANCI HOLDING 1.400 - -

14 DENIZ SAHENK DOGUS HOLDING 1.400 1.000 600

14 AHSEN OZOKUR YILDIZ HOLDING 1.400 1.100 650

14 TUNCAY OZILHAN ANADOLU ENDUSTRI 1.400 1.300 1.000

14 BULENT ECZACIBASI ECZACIBASI HOLDING 1.400 1.300 800

19 MUSTAFA LATIF TOPBAS BIM 1.300 1.000 500

19 AHMET CALIK CALIK HOLDING 1.300 1.000 1.000

19 SINAN TARA ENKA INSAAT 1.300 1.200 750

19 FARUK ECZACIBASI ECZACIBASI HOLDING 1.300 1.200 800

23 NIHAT OZDEMIR LIMAK INSAAT 1.200 500 400

23 SEZAI BACAKSIZ LIMAK INSAAT 1.200 500 400

23 MUSTAFA KOC KOC HOLDING 1.200 615 260

23 MEHMET HATTAT HEMA ENDUSTRI 1.200 700 500

23 SEVKET SABANCI ESAS HOLDING 1.200 1.000 600

23 MEHMET RUSTU BASARAN HABAS 1.200 1.300 700

29 OMER KOC KOC HOLDING 1.100 570 235

29 ALI KOC KOC HOLDING 1.100 620 250

29 SUZAN SABANCI DINCER SABANCI HOLDING 1.100 1.000 540

29 MURAT VARGI MV HOLDING 1.100 1.000 1.100

29 MUBARIZ GURBANOGLU PALMALI DENIZCILIK 1.100 1.100 1.100

34 MEHMET SEPIL GENEL ENERJI 1.000 - -

34 SUAT GUNSEL YAKINDOGU UNI. 1.000 700 700

34 SERRA SABANCI SABANCI HOLDING 1.000 950 550

34 CIGDEM SABANCI BILEN SABANCI HOLDING 1.000 960 510

34 AYDIN DOGAN DOGAN HOLDING 1.000 1.000 750

34 TURGAY CINER PARK HOLDING 1.000 1.000 850

40 NECATI KURMEL SARAY HALI 900 250 -

41 OLGUN ZORLU ZORLU HOLDING 900 690 800

42 FATMA TUBA YAZICI DILER HOLDING 875 800 -

43 HASAN COLAKOGLU COLAKOGLU METALURJI 870 950 425

44 DILEK SABANCI SABANCI HOLDING 865 820 430

44 SEVIL SABANCI SABANCI HOLDING 865 820 430

46 ERKUT SOYAK SOYAK HOLDING 850 760 450

47 KAZIM TURKER TURKERLER HOLDING 800 650 -

47 MEHMET AVNI KIGILI HAYAT HOLDING 800 700 -

47 HAMDI AKIN AKFEN HOLDING 800 800 500

47 YALCIN SABANCI YASA HOLDING 800 800 800

51 UNAL AYSAL UNIT INVESTMENT 775 750 500

52 ALI ISMAIL SABANCI ESAS HOLDING 745 650 250

52 EMINE SABANCI KAMISLI ESAS HOLDING 745 650 250

54 OMER SABANCI SABANCI HOLDING 740 720 300

54 DEMET SABANCI CETINDOGAN SABANCI HOLDING 740 730 250

56 DEMIR SABANCI SABANCI HOLDING 730 720 300

57 ALI RIZA YILDIRIM YILDIRIM HOLDING 725 600 275

57 YUKSEL YILDIRIM YILDIRIM HOLDING 725 600 275

59 AHMET KELES OGLU SELCUK ECZA HOLDING 715 750 530

60 ETHEM SANCAK HEDEF ALLIANCE 700 700 690

61 YILDAN GULCELIK ENKA INSAAT 665 650 375

62 ERDOGAN DEMIROREN DEMIROREN 650 400 350

62 KAGAN GURSEL KISKA INSAAT 650 650 500

62 NURI OZALTIN OZALTIN HOLDING 650 650 300

62 OMER DINCKOK AKKOK SANAYI Y. 650 650 600

66 MUSTAFA KUCUK TEMA MAGAZACILIK 600 - -

66 IBRAHIM CECEN IC HOLDING 600 550 400

66 MUSFIK YAMANTURK GURIS HOLDING 600 550 -

66 TEVFIK YAMANTURK GURIS HOLDING 600 550 -

66 EROL UCER GAMA HOLDING 600 600 370

71 IBRAHIM BODUR I. BODUR HOLDING 575 575 510

72 SEVDA GULCELIK ENKA INSAAT 560 550 315

73 MAHMUT CEVIK CVK 550 - -

73 IPEK KIRAC KOC HOLDING 550 290 -

73 YUKSEL ERIMTAN GAMA HOLDING 550 550 370

76 EROL CARMIKU NUROL HOLDING 540 540 275

76 MEHMET OGUZ CARMIKU NUROL HOLDING 540 540 275

76 NURETTIN CARMIKLI NUROL HOLDING 540 540 285

79 AHMET AFIF TOPBAS BIM 510 350 300

80 SULEYMAN VARLI BAS VARLI BAS INSAAT 500 - -

80 AHMET CENGIZ CENGIZ HOLDING 500 350 -

80 EKREM CENGIZ CENGIZ HOLDING 500 350 -

80 MEHMET CENGIZ CENGIZ HOLDING 500 350 450

80 SEREF CENGIZ CENGIZ HOLDING 500 350 -

80 ARZUHAN DOGAN YALCINDAG DOGAN HOLDING 500 450 340

80 BEGUMHAN DOGAN FARALYALI DOGAN HOLDING 500 450 340

80 HANZADE DOGAN BOYNER DOGAN HOLDING 500 450 340

80 ISIL DOGAN DOGAN HOLDING 500 450 320

80 VUSLAT DOGAN SABANCI DOGAN HOLDING 500 450 340

80 YASAR KAPTAN CEBI KAPTAN SIRKETLER 500 480 220

80 ALI RAIF DINCKOK AKKOK SANAYI Y. 500 500 450

80 EROL SABANCI SABANCI HOLDING 500 500 300

93 ERDAL AKSOY TURCAS PETROL 485 475 450

94 INAN KIRAC KIRACA STI. GRUBU 475 350 275

94 ORHAN OZOKUR YILDIZ HOLDING 475 350 -

94 SELCUK YASAR YASAR HOLDING 475 475 -

97 YALCIN AYASLI HITTITE CORP. 450 - -

97 MEHMET NAZIF GUNAL MNG HOLDING 450 450 400

97 NILUFER CIFTCI AKKOK SANAYI Y. 450 450 400

100 AHMET YAHYA KIGIU HAYAT HOLDING 425 300 -

100 ALI GULCELIK ENKA INSAAT 425 390 235

100 AZIZ TORUN TORUNLAR STI. GRUBU 425 400 -

100 MEHMET TORUN TORUNLAR STI. GRUBU 425 400 500

100 AYSE VERDA GULCELIK ENKA INSAAT 425 410 -

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