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TURKEY

  1. 1. Turkey is a contiguous transcontinental country, located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe.
  2. 2. The Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles (which together form the Turkish Straits) demarcate the boundary between Thrace and Anatolia; they also separate Europe and Asia. Turkey's location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia makes it a country of significant geostrategic .
  3. 3. Istanbul is a transcontinental city, straddling the Bosphorus—one of the world's busiest waterways—in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Its commercial and historical center lies in Europe, while a third of its population lives in Asia. With a population of 13.9 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe and is the second-largest city in the world by population within city limits.
  4. 4. Mustafa Kemal became the republic's first President and subsequently introduced many radical reforms with the aim of transforming old OttomanTurkish state into a new secular republic. With the Surname Law of 1934, the Turkish Parliament bestowed upon Mustafa Kemal the honorific surname "Atatürk" (Father of the Turks.)
  5. 5. Turkey is a transcontinental Eurasian country. Asian Turkey (made up largely of Anatolia), which includes 97% of the country, is separated from European Turkey by the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles (which together form a water link between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean). European Turkey (eastern Thrace or Rumelia in the Balkan peninsula) comprises 3% of the country.
  6. 6. The coastal areas of Turkey bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea have a temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters. The coastal areas of Turkey bordering the Black Sea have a temperate Oceanic climate with warm, wet summers and cool to cold, wet winters.
  7. 7. The country's official language is Turkish, which is spoken by approximately 85% of the population as mother tongue.
  8. 8. Turkey is a secular state with no official state religion; the Turkish Constitution provides for freedom of religion and conscience. Islam is the dominant religion of Turkey.
  9. 9. Turkey won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time with "Everyway That I Can" by Sertab Erener in Riga, 2003.
  10. 10. The most popular sport in Turkey is association football (soccer). The Turkish national team finished third in the 2002 World Cup Finals. Turkish basketball players such as Mehmet Okur and Hedo Turkoglu have also been successful in the NBA.
  11. 11. Adana is a city in southern Turkey and a major agricultural and commercial center.Adana has a typical Mediterranean climate.Winters are mild and wet and summers are hot and dry.There are five metropolitan districts in Adana.Our school is in Çukurova district.Adana is the marketing and distribution center for Çukurova agricultural region where cotton,wheat corn,soy bean,barley,grapes and citrus fruits are produced in great quantities.
  12. 12. There are many places to see in Adana as it is known as antique Cilician land.
  13. 13. FESTIVALS
  14. 14. Adana is also home to a community of around two-thousand British and Americans serving to the Incirlik NATO Air Base.
  15. 15. Adana is the land of meat, peppers, bulgur, greens, spiciness, and dessert. The thyme of the Tauruses adds flavor to the meat and thickness to the milk. The secrets of skillful hands are not to be written about, but tasted.
  16. 16. An original meter-and-half long Adana kebabı in its hometown, comprising only male lamb meat, red bell peppers and tail fathand minced together. Served with charred peppers and tomatoes, an onion-sumacparsley salad, and lavaş.
  17. 17. Although the Turkish Word şalgam literally means "turnip", şalgam is actually made with the juice of red carrot pickles, salted, spiced, and flavoured with aromatic turnip (çelem) fermented in barrels with the addition of ground bulgur. It is traditionally served cold in large glasses with long slices of pickled carrots, called tane (or in some accents, dene.) Hot paprika relish is added just before drinking. Hot or regular, it is a popular drink with Adana kebab.
  18. 18. Our school’s name is Belediye Evleri Orta Okulu .It is named as the neighbourhood it is located in.
  19. 19. Staff:116 Teachers:110 Pupils:2013 Classrooms:32 in each sessions (morning and afternoon) We also have a library,a staff room,a principal’s office,counsellors’ offices,a music class,a science lab,a meeting room,a computer lab and a big school yard with basketball and volleyball courts .
  20. 20. Our school hasn’t taken part any international projects so far but we took parts in many environmental projects.
  21. 21. We have an award from the city council for the project that we started “Blue Sky,Green Leaves”. We also have many awards between 2001-2007 for collecting the most waste paper in ADANA and we helped some differently abled students from a school in a rural area with the money we got from that we bought them wheelchairs.
  22. 22. With these projects,the school has managed to increase the awareness about environmental issues among the students and the parents.

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