The Republic of Turkey Anthony Sylka March 2009
Flag of Country <ul><li>The colors represent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red – is a traditional color of the Islamic faith </li>...
Geographical Features
Major Mountains and Landforms <ul><li>Taurus </li></ul><ul><li>North </li></ul><ul><li>one regions in Turkey </li></ul><ul...
Rivers <ul><li>Tigris river </li></ul><ul><li>SE </li></ul><ul><li>Is over 1150mi long </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Tigris be...
Surrounding Countries - Bodies of water <ul><li>Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Georgia black sea </li></ul><ul><li>S, SE, SE,...
Climate <ul><li>Cool rainy winters, 39.2 °F </li></ul><ul><li>hot dry summers, 80.6 °F </li></ul>
Economic Features
Capital City <ul><li>Ankara </li></ul><ul><li>West, East </li></ul><ul><li>About 2,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>It was planne...
Another major city <ul><li>Van </li></ul><ul><li>East </li></ul><ul><li>284,464 </li></ul><ul><li>History goes back to 500...
Major Agricultural products <ul><li>Dry grain, wheat, sugar beats, grapes, sunflower seeds, oranges  </li></ul><ul><li>NW ...
Major Industries <ul><li>F-16 fighter aircraft, textiles, footwear, capital goods, iron, steel </li></ul><ul><li>NW </li><...
Name of Monetary Unit <ul><li>1 U.S dollar = 1.73390 TRY (1 TRY = 0.57636 U.S. dollar) </li></ul>
Sociology
Language <ul><li>Turkish </li></ul><ul><li>Hello – merhaba  Goodbye - hoşça kal  </li></ul><ul><li>Boy – oğlan  Girl - kız...
Major Religions <ul><li>Moslem, Orthodox Christians, Gregorian Christians, Catholic, Suryani and Protestant Christians, Je...
Special Holidays <ul><li>April 23, children's day  </li></ul><ul><li>Few kids are picked to control the castle for a day, ...
Special Dishes and Foods <ul><li>Turkish Baklava </li></ul><ul><li>Sweat pastry, walnuts, sugar </li></ul>
Government
Current Leader <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical information </li></ul><ul><li>Party affiliation </li></ul>
Type of Government <ul><li>Name it </li></ul><ul><li>Describe it </li></ul>
Miscellaneous Information
Famous Person <ul><li>name </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishment </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical information </li></ul>
Tourist Attraction <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Why it is seen by so many </li></ul>
References <ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.photius.com/countries/turkey/economy/turkey_economy_agricult...
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  • My country is Turkey, its full name is The Republic of Turkey. Turkey is the only country in the world that has a city that is split between two continents. Turkey is 301,380 square miles long. Turkey has a population of 71.5 million turks with a growth of 1.31% every annum. Turkey has mountains that make its boarders.
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    1. 1. The Republic of Turkey Anthony Sylka March 2009
    2. 2. Flag of Country <ul><li>The colors represent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red – is a traditional color of the Islamic faith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crescent and star – are ancient symbols of Islam and is a sign of good luck </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Geographical Features
    4. 4. Major Mountains and Landforms <ul><li>Taurus </li></ul><ul><li>North </li></ul><ul><li>one regions in Turkey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extends to 150mi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forms the southern boarder </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Rivers <ul><li>Tigris river </li></ul><ul><li>SE </li></ul><ul><li>Is over 1150mi long </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Tigris began in Turkey </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Surrounding Countries - Bodies of water <ul><li>Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Georgia black sea </li></ul><ul><li>S, SE, SE, E, NE, N </li></ul><ul><li>Is another region of Turkey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steep, rocky coast with rivers </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Climate <ul><li>Cool rainy winters, 39.2 °F </li></ul><ul><li>hot dry summers, 80.6 °F </li></ul>
    8. 8. Economic Features
    9. 9. Capital City <ul><li>Ankara </li></ul><ul><li>West, East </li></ul><ul><li>About 2,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>It was planned for a short time and in a modern state </li></ul>
    10. 10. Another major city <ul><li>Van </li></ul><ul><li>East </li></ul><ul><li>284,464 </li></ul><ul><li>History goes back to 5000B.C. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Major Agricultural products <ul><li>Dry grain, wheat, sugar beats, grapes, sunflower seeds, oranges </li></ul><ul><li>NW </li></ul><ul><li>They export 50% of their crops </li></ul>
    12. 12. Major Industries <ul><li>F-16 fighter aircraft, textiles, footwear, capital goods, iron, steel </li></ul><ul><li>NW </li></ul>
    13. 13. Name of Monetary Unit <ul><li>1 U.S dollar = 1.73390 TRY (1 TRY = 0.57636 U.S. dollar) </li></ul>
    14. 14. Sociology
    15. 15. Language <ul><li>Turkish </li></ul><ul><li>Hello – merhaba Goodbye - hoşça kal </li></ul><ul><li>Boy – oğlan Girl - kız </li></ul><ul><li>Mother - annelik etmek father - papaz </li></ul><ul><li>pizza - pizza pie - turta </li></ul>
    16. 16. Major Religions <ul><li>Moslem, Orthodox Christians, Gregorian Christians, Catholic, Suryani and Protestant Christians, Jews </li></ul><ul><li>Tried to make all religions the same </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Morality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enlighten society </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Special Holidays <ul><li>April 23, children's day </li></ul><ul><li>Few kids are picked to control the castle for a day, one is picked to be president of turkey for a day </li></ul>
    18. 18. Special Dishes and Foods <ul><li>Turkish Baklava </li></ul><ul><li>Sweat pastry, walnuts, sugar </li></ul>
    19. 19. Government
    20. 20. Current Leader <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical information </li></ul><ul><li>Party affiliation </li></ul>
    21. 21. Type of Government <ul><li>Name it </li></ul><ul><li>Describe it </li></ul>
    22. 22. Miscellaneous Information
    23. 23. Famous Person <ul><li>name </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishment </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical information </li></ul>
    24. 24. Tourist Attraction <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Why it is seen by so many </li></ul>
    25. 25. References <ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.photius.com/countries/turkey/economy/turkey_economy_agriculture.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://translation.babylon.com/English/to-Turkish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3432.htm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>None. “Country:Repulic of Turkey.” www.worldflags101.com . worldflags101..com. 25 Feb. 2009 <http://www.worldflags101.com/‌t/‌turkey-flag.aspx>. </li></ul></ul></ul>
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