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Turkey Finished Alll


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Turkey Finished Alll

  1. 1. Turkey Alaa Bata Mr.Sweeny 8/c
  2. 2. Location <ul><li>Turkey is a transcontinental country located in the northern hemisphere ,and borders eight countries. Bulgaria to the northwest, Greece to the west, Georgia to the northeast, Armenia ,Azerbaijan and Iran to the east, Iraq and Syria to the southeast. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geographic Features <ul><li>Turkey is encircled by three main seas, the Aegean Sea, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean sea. </li></ul><ul><li>rivers: Hursit, Cayi ,Firtina, Tigris, Veleka ,Kura ,Cadmus, and Maritsa </li></ul><ul><li>mountains :Karadag, Karacadag, Amanos Hasandag, Uludag,and Ararat </li></ul><ul><li>Lakes: van </li></ul>
  4. 4. Climate and weather Temperature in summer (degrees Celsius) Temperature in winter (degrees Celsius) Region 23 7 Black sea 17 13- Eastern Anatolia 17 -13 Southeastern Anatolia 23 2- Central Anatolian 29 9 Mediterranean 29 9 Aegean 27 4 Marmara
  5. 5. Environment <ul><li>Deer, Wolf, lynx, bear, gazelle, leopard, wild ducks and geese, teal, Vulpes (red fox) and other endangered species such as the Dalmatian pelican, pygmy cormorant and the slender billed curlew </li></ul><ul><li>tulip , crocus, snowdrop, lily, kiwis, bananas, grapes, avocado and mushrooms </li></ul>
  6. 6. Customs <ul><li>According to the Islamic and Turkish customs, it is preferable to wear Islamic clothes when entering a mosque while it is a must to remove your shoes before entering the mosque, to talk politely with low voice, not to walk directly in front of the prayers. </li></ul><ul><li>Pointing at others, hugging and kissing in public, exposing the sole of your foot so that it points in the direction of others , is considere rude and cheeky and might cause people to ignore you. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Traditions <ul><li>Belly dancers </li></ul><ul><li>Almost every hotel in Turkey offers a belly dance show for the tourists, recently belly dancers are found in social events, weddings, and ceremonies, in order to celebrate an important events, but before less than one hundred years ago belly dance was a religious ritual which many females does in honor of their gods. </li></ul><ul><li>Camel fight </li></ul><ul><li>Many Turkish people enjoy watching camel races during winter time , the point of the game is to see which camel can hold the opponent the longest. This popular game originally played in the Arab countries and Iran long time ago. </li></ul>
  8. 8. History of Turkey <ul><li>Make a timeline of the important historical events of your country or province. </li></ul>Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event 2007 1964 1945 1923 1914 334 BCE 16 th - 17 th century 6 th and 5 th century Ahmet cizer was succeeded by Abdullah gul Turkey became a member of the European community Turkey entered world war II Modern turkey was found by Ataturk The ottoman empire entered world war I Alexander the great conquered the ottoman empire The ottoman empire became among the world's most powerful political entities The entire area was conquered by the Persians
  9. 9. Government <ul><li>republican parliamentary democracy ;which means that the citizens are allowed to vote and choose their own leader and government elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Lows are made and obeyed by all the citizens, severe penalties are made on disobeying people. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Economy <ul><li>coal, iron ore, copper, chromium, antimony, mercury, gold, barite, borate, celestite (strontium), emery, feldspar, limestone, magnesite, and clay, automotive industry, electronics and textiles. </li></ul><ul><li>sunflower, tobacco, grains, grapes, and olives of good quality. Silk production is one of the common occupations in the area. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tourism <ul><li>The Blue mosque (sultan ahmed) mosque </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bibliography <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>