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  2. 2. Turkey Created by Mr. Raponi
  3. 3. <ul><li>A little larger than the state of </li></ul><ul><li>______________. </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey lies on two continents, </li></ul><ul><li>__________________ </li></ul><ul><li>and ________________. </li></ul>Texas Europe Asia
  4. 4. The Land <ul><li>The European and Asian parts of Turkey are separated by three important waterways, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sea of ______________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>___________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These waterways are known as the </li></ul><ul><li>__________________. </li></ul>Bosporus Marmara Dardanelles Turkish Straits
  5. 8. Camel Wrestling?? <ul><li>Camel wrestling in Turkey is one of the most popular sports in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>The camel is natural wrestler. Their humiliating technique is close to the method used by human wrestlers. </li></ul><ul><li>The camel owner is more concerned with preventing their camel from being hurt than the victory, he can throw a rope on the ground which means that he accept defeat. The match lasts for 10-15 minutes </li></ul>
  6. 9. Take a Look At The Wrestling Camels
  7. 10. Land II <ul><li>Highlands and plateaus cover most of Turkey. </li></ul><ul><li>The “Heart of Turkey” is </li></ul><ul><li>the ________________ plateau. </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain ranges surround this highland with the </li></ul><ul><li>________________ mountains in the north and </li></ul><ul><li>the ________________ in the south. </li></ul>Anatolian Pontic Taurus
  8. 11. Economy <ul><li>Wheat and livestock are the country’s leading farm products where the best farmland is found </li></ul><ul><li>in _____________ areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Turkish industry has grown quite a bit, especially in the making of </li></ul><ul><li>______________. </li></ul>Coastal Textiles
  9. 12. People <ul><li>Most of Turkey’s </li></ul><ul><li>______ million people live in the northern part of the Anatolian Plateau. </li></ul><ul><li>______________ is the major language, but a few other languages such as Arabic are spoken. </li></ul><ul><li>98% of the Turkish people practice </li></ul><ul><li>________________. </li></ul>71 Turkish Islam
  10. 13. Religion in Turkey
  11. 14. Cities of Turkey <ul><li>60% of Turkey’s people live in cities. </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 10 million people Live in Turkey’s largest city, </li></ul><ul><li>________________. This city was at one time one of the strongest cities in the world. It did have a different name at the time </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________. </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey’s capital is </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ with a population of almost 5 million people. </li></ul>Istanbul Ankara Constantinople
  12. 15. Istanbul was Constantinople
  13. 16. Rural Areas <ul><li>_______________ of Turkey’s people live on farms or in small villages. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the mid </li></ul><ul><li>_____________, people have been moving to cities for work. </li></ul><ul><li>Some have left Turkey in search of work elsewhere. </li></ul>40% 1900s
  14. 17. History <ul><li>Most of Turkey’s people are descendants of an Asian people named the </li></ul><ul><li>_____________. </li></ul><ul><li>These people </li></ul><ul><li>____________________, meaning they moved, to the Anatolian Plateau during the 900s. </li></ul><ul><li>The ______________ established a Muslim empire in Turkey. </li></ul>Turks Migrated Ottomans
  15. 18. Hagia Sophia <ul><li>The current building was originally constructed as a church between A.D. 532 and 537 on the orders of the Emperor Justinian. </li></ul><ul><li>The name is translated to mean Holy Wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>It was the religious focal point of the Eastern Orthodox Church for nearly 1000 years. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1453, Constantinople was conquered by the Ottoman Turks and Sultan Mehmed II ordered the building to be converted into a Mosque. </li></ul>
  16. 19. Hagia Sophia Almost Nominated as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007. Did not win in the popular vote, but it is an honor to have been one of the top 24 finalists.
  17. 20. A New Country <ul><li>During World War I, the Ottomans were defeated and </li></ul><ul><li>_________________, a military hero became the first president of the new country. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Turkish people remain proud of their ancient Ottoman heritage. </li></ul>Kemal Ataturk