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Turky5664

  1. 1. Turkey Abdulla Ahmed Alhosani
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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 million people, -60% live in the cities. - More than half the population is under the age of 20
  4. 4. Rumelihisarı (Fortress) - Since 1960 Rumelihisarı has been a museum and an open-air theater for various concerts at festivals during the summer months - Rumelihisarı (Fortress), located in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, Turkey, on a hill at the European side of the Bosphorus. - Rumelihisarı was built by Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 and 1452 in order to control the sea traffic.
  5. 5. General view from Rumelihisarı, with the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in the background
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. The Bosphorus Bridge, is one of two suspension bridges spanning the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey; thus connecting Europe and Asia.
  8. 8. İshak Paşa Palace which rises at the top of a hill as if to keep an eye on the city’s every move. Construction of the palace began in 1685 under the rule of İshak Paşa’s father, Çolak Abdi Paşa, and was completed in 1784
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Sultan Ahmet mosque
  11. 11. Interior of the Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul, Turkey
  12. 12. AyaSofya was Christendom’s crowning jewel for a millennium. It became a mosque under the Ottomans and is now a museum
  13. 13. UZUNGOL
  14. 14. AYDER where you smell the tea farms !!
  15. 15. Some pictures of Tukey:

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