Turkish Republic founder: Mustafa Ataturk famous quote quot;Peace
at home, Peace in the Worldquot;.
-Tolerance to other religious beliefs was a noteworthy attribute of
the Ottoman Turkish rule.
-Turkey is the first and only country to establish a quot;Children's
-Istanbul is the only city in the world located on two (2)
continents, Asia and Europe.
-St. Nicholas, who became popular as Santa Claus was born in
Demre on Turkey's Mediterranean coast.
-Turks gave the Dutch their famous Tulip.
-Mark Anthony gave Cleoprata part of Turkey's southeastern
shore as a wedding gift.
-Legend has it that the Amazons originated in Turkey's
-Anatolia was producing wine as early as 4000 BC.
-Yogart , now popular in the west, has been known to the Turks
since ancient times.
-Turks introduced coffee to Europe.
-Turkey provides 70% of the world's Hazelnut.
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