Some Useful Information about Turkey
• Turkey is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia
(mostly in the Anatolian peninsula) and in East
Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered
by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece
to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia,
Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to
the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.
• The country's official language is Turkish, which is
spoken by approximately 85% of the population as
• Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary,
constitutional republic with a diverse cultural
• The capital city of Turkey is ANKARA. It is
located in the middle of Turkey.
• Moreover, Turkey is a tourist attraction. Let’s
have a look what we have all together
Originally a church, later a mosque, and now a museum,
the Hagia Sophia was built by the Byzantines in the 6th
Your love has wrested me away from me,
You're the one I need, you're the one I crave.
Day and night I burn, gripped by agony,
You're the one I need, you're the one I crave
• He was a satirical Sufi figure, sometimes
believed to have lived during the Middle
Ages (around 13th century) and considered a
populist philosopher and wise man,
remembered for his funny stories and
anecdotes. He appears in thousands of
stories, sometimes witty, sometimes wise,
but often, too, a fool or the butt of a joke. A
Nasreddin story usually has a subtle humour
and a pedagogic nature.The International
Nasreddin Hodja fest is celebrated between
5–10 July in Aksehir, Turkey every year.
• “Come, come, whoever you are,
Wanderer, worshipper, lover of
Ours is not a caravan of despair.
Even if you have broken your vows a
It doesn’t matter
Come, come yet again, come”