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Pamela Gore Turkey Presentation

Pamela Gore Turkey Presentation



PowerPoint Presentation on Turkey by Pamela Gore

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    • Turkey
      Presented by Pamela Gore
    • Merhaba
      Merhaba means hello
      Like many cultures a formal greeting is used between strangers until they become familiar with one another.
      There are many Muslims in Turkey and one greeting that they use is “selâmünaleyküm, (a Muslim peace greeting), answered by - aleykümselâmThis greeting is mainly used between passing strangers - normally both male - during travel or on entry to a crowded room, such as a tea house, when one cannot address everybody personally.” (http://www.turkishlanguage.co.uk/modesofaddress)
    • Relgion
      Turks are comprised mainly of Islamic followers.
      Wikepidia estimates that 99.8 percent of Turks are Islamic.
      Turkey has a history rich in religious movements dating back to the Ottoman Empire.
    • Population
      Turkey is estimated to have nearly 77 million citizens according to the CIA World Factbook.
      The general population is mainly comprised of ages between 15-64 being about equally split between men and women.
      The general life expectancy for men is about 71 years old and 73 years old for females.
    • Government
      • Republican Parliamentary Democracy
      • Turkey’s official name is Republic of Turkey
      • Gained their independence from the Ottoman Empire in the
      early 1920’s (Turkey was once a part of Greece)
      • The legal system in Turkey is a compilation of various forms of
      European law.
    • Agricultural Products
      Turkey exports some of our favorite products. They include:
      • Tobacco
      • Cotton
      • Grain,
      • Olives,
      • Sugar Beets,
      • Hazelnuts
    • Educational System
      Turkey’s educational system is similar to that of the United States – a 12 year program.
      Literacy fluency is very good with approximately 87% of the population being literate.
    • Transportation
      Turks enjoy the same transportation luxuries as do many in the world.
      There are approximately 102 airports in Turkey today.
    • Recreation
    • Turkey is rich in history
    • Final Thoughts