It occupies western part of the country,
including the western coast (Aegean Sea coast)
across a wide arch of Greek islands and some
places more inland.
Izmir is Turkey’s third biggest city, and a
beautiful coastal one , capital city of the
1) THE WATCH TOWER
A historic clock tower located at the centre of the
İzmir. The symbol of İzmir.
The clock itself was a gift from German Emperor.
It is decorated in an elaborate Ottoman
2) EFES ANTIQUE CITY
It was an ancient Greek city, one of the
twelve cities of the Ionian League during
the Classical Greek era.
3) POPULAR BEACHES , COASTAL AREAS
Çeşme is very popular touristic place and many
people from all over the world prefer there for their
There is combination of natural beauty and
Islam is the largest religion of Turkey. Around
99.0% percent of the population is Muslim.
But there are many other people who have different
People respect to different kinds of religions.
Mostly vegetables , olive oil , mediterranian diet.
1) İzmir Meatballs : Spicy meatballs with potatos,
cinnamon, and garlic served in tomato sauce.
2) STUFFED VINE LEAVES WITH OLIVE OIL
Common vegetables to stuff
include tomato, pepper, onion, rice, and garlic.
This meal is a sort of dish that includes
wheat , chicken or meat.
Anyone can add pepper and tomato souce.
Eating ‘’Keşkek’’ is traditional for wedding
breakfasts in Turkey.
A popular desert all around Turkey , but
originally special for İzmir.
It is made with butter , nuts and sweat
You can buy ‘’telkadayıf’’ from markets and
you can make the souce and cook in the
TRADITIONAL CLOTHES AND DANCE
‘’Zeybek’’ is the traditional dance of aegean
side of the Turkey. It cames from the past
and it has a particular costume and music.
Daily clothes are like normal europian people.
In aegean side , people have free , modern
Many immigrants , tourists and retired people
choose to live in aegean.
The weather is very hot in summer , rainy and
normal cold in winter.
The official language is Turkish. But there are
accent differences between eagean and east
A turkish people can easily realize that
someone is from eagean.
CHARACTERISTICS OF AEGEAN
In aegean , there are many immigrant
people from Greece and Balcans.
So , people are generally blonde or sandy.
Brunette people generally live in east part of
Marriage with relative people (from family)
are not allowed.
Offended people help each other in happy
and painful days.
Friendships are deep.
When someone died , people have taken
food to funeral home for fifteen days.