Location of Turkey
- Modern Turkey is a country of 780,576 km²,
- somewhat larger than the state of Texas or France
and Great Britain combined.
-About three percent of the country is in Europe.
History & population
Turkey has been called ‘’the cradle of
civilization’’ and by travelling through this
historic land the tourists will discover exactly
what is meant by its phrase.
-The current population of Turkey is over 70
-60% live in the cities.
- More than half the population is under the
age of 20
- Since 1960 Rumelihisarı has been a museum and an
open-air theater for various concerts at festivals during the
- Rumelihisarı (Fortress), located in the Sarıyer district of
Istanbul, Turkey, on a hill at the European side of the
- Rumelihisarı was built by Sultan Mehmed II between 1451
and 1452 in order to control the sea traffic.
General view from Rumelihisarı, with the
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in the
The Beylerbeyi Palace meaning “Lord of Lords”) is located in
the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey at the Asian
side of the Bosphorus. An Imperial Ottoman summer residence
built in the 1860s
The Bosphorus Bridge, is one of two suspension bridges
spanning the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey; thus
connecting Europe and Asia.
İshak Paşa Palace which rises at the top of a
hill as if to keep an eye on the city’s every
Construction of the palace began in 1685 under the rule of İshak
Paşa’s father, Çolak Abdi Paşa, and was completed in 1784
Jewel of the Valley Amasya
CITY OF PRINCES
Long known as the city of princes where numerous men of state
were groomed for the Ottoman palace, Amasya hosted exactly
12 of them