Curriculum pentru preg ă tirea culturala Proiect LLP/LdV/VETPRO/2010/RO/140 Acest material a fost creat cu sprijinul financiar al Uniunii Europene dar Uniunea Europeana nu este raspunzatoare pentru con ţinutul acestuia
Portion of the legendary walls of Troy (VII), identified as the site of the Trojan War (ca. 1200 BCE).
The Celsus Library in Ephesus, dating from 135 AD.
The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power (ca. 1680).
The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne is one of the most famous architectural legacies of the Ottoman Empire.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Turkish pronunciation: [musˈtafa ceˈmal ataˈtyɾk]; indeterminate, 1881–10 November 1938) was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder of the modern Turkish state.
Roosevelt, İnönü and Churchill at the Second Cairo Conference which was held between December 4–6, 1943.
The Grand Chamber of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has twice been elected Prime Minister since 2002, and his party won 47% of the votes in the 2007 general elections . There are 550 members of parliament who are elected for a four-year term by a party-list proportional representation system from 85 electoral districts which represent the 81 administrative provinces of Turkey (İstanbul is divided into three electoral districts, whereas Ankara and İzmir are divided into two each because of their large populations). To avoid a hung parliament and its excessive political fragmentation, only parties winning at least 10% of the votes cast in a national parliamentary election gain the right to representation in the parliament. Because of this threshold, in the 2007 elections only three parties formally entered the parliament
Turkey began full membership negotiations with the European Union in 2005, having been an associate member of the EEC since 1963.
Turkey is a founding member of the OECD and the G-20 major economies.
Boeing 737 AEW&C MESA Peace Eagle of the Turkish Air Force.
Four MEKO 200 TN type frigates of the Turkish Navy in formation.
Regions of Turkey, Provinces of Turkey, Districts of Turkey, and List of cities in TurkeyThe capital city of Turkey is Ankara. The territory of Turkey is subdivided into 81 provinces for administrative purposes. The provinces are organized into 7 regions for census purposes; however, they do not represent an administrative structure. Each province is divided into districts, for a total of 923 districts.
Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, connecting Europe (left) and Asia (right).
Ölüdeniz Beach near Fethiye on the Turkish Riviera.
Mount Ararat (Ağrı Dağı) is the highest peak in Turkey at 5,165 m (16,946 ft).
More than 77 million people live in Turkey, nearly three-quarters of whom live in towns and cities. The population is increasing by 1.5% each year, according to the 2009 census. In 1927, when the first census was taken in Turkey, the population was 13.6 million. It has an average population density of 92 people per km². People within the 15–64 age group constitute 67% of the total population, the 0–14 age group is 26% of the population, and people 65 years old and above make up 7%.
The historic İstiklal Avenue in Istanbul's cosmopolitan Beyoğlu district.
Literature <ul><li>Orhan Pamuk is one of the leading contemporary Turkish novelists and the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. </li></ul>
One of the main entrance gates of the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul. Architectural elements found in Turkey are also testaments to the unique mix of traditions that have influenced the region over the centuries In addition to the traditional Byzantine elements present in numerous parts of Turkey, many artifacts of the later Ottoman architecture, with its exquisite blend of local and Islamic traditions, are to be found throughout the country, as well as in many former territories of the Ottoman Empire
Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul hosted the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final.
Istanbul Park racing circuit a few hours before the F1 Turkish Grand Prix.