Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye), officially
the Republic of Turkey is a
contiguous transcontinental country,
located mostly on Anatolia in Western
Asia, and on East
Thrace in Southeastern Europe.
Turkey is a democratic,
secular, unitary, constitutional
republic with a diverse cultural heritage.
The Anatolian peninsula, comprising
most of modern Turkey, is one of the
oldest permanently settled regions in
the world. Various Ancient
Anatolian populations have lived in
Anatolia like Hattians, Phyrgians,
Cimmerians, Romans, Seljukis and
Turkey is subdivided into
81 provinces for administrative
purposes. Each province is divided
into districts, for a total of 923 districts.
Tourism in Turkey is focused
largely on a variety of historical
sites, and on seaside resorts along
its Aegean and Mediterranean
Sea coasts. In the recent years,
Turkey has also become a popular
destination for culture, spa, and
health care tourism. Winter
tourism is another alternative.
• Anıtkabir, one of the most important structure of our
capital. The construction of the tomb of Atatürk began in
1944 and 1953 completed in here.
• Located within the province of Trabzon,
Sumela Monastery was built exactly 16
hundereds years ago.
The Topkapı Palace is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the
primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years
(1465-1856) of their 624-year reign.
İshak Paşa Palace,
located in the Doğubeyazıtdistrict of Ağrı
province of eastern Turkey.
Nemrut or Nemrud
is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the
summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is
Assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC.
Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site
in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains
hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left
by the flowing water.
Bodrum is a district, tourism center and a port city
in Muğla Province, in the southwestern Aegean
Region of Turkey.
Uludağ , the ancient Mysian Olympus, is a mountain in Bursa
Province,Turkey, with an altitude of 2,543 m (8,343 ft). It is a
popular center for winter sportssuch as skiing, and a national
park of rich flora and fauna.