Turkey project for ela and reading

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Turkey project for ela and reading

  1. 1. By: MaKayla Miller Take A tour through Turkey
  2. 2. Government #2 Holidays #5 Sports People Government Holidays Holiday #6 geography People #2 Money Religion Military People #3 Holidays #4 Economy Economy #2 Holidays #7 Holidays #3 Holidays #2 Geography #2
  3. 3. Turkey is bordered by four seas The Black sea, the Marmara sea, Aegean Sea, and The Mediterranean Sea so it is not a surprise that cruising is a popular sport also Gulet crossing, Scuba diving, rafting, canoeing, Windsurfing, Fishing, Flying, ballooning, caving (spelunking), hunting, football (our soccer), golf, skiing, mountaineering, Trekking, backpacking, Horseback riding, Bird watching (ornithology), Wrestling, oil wrestling, back
  4. 4. Government Type: Republic President: Abdullah Gul Born. Oct 29, 1950 In Office Aug 28, 2007 Return
  5. 5. The total area of Turkey is 301, 384 square miles (780, 580 square kilometers) Land area 297,592 square miles Back
  6. 6. Population 76, 805, 524 Urban 67.3% Ethnic groups: Turkish 80% Kurdish 20% Back
  7. 7. Goverment#2 Prime minister: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Born. February 26, 1954 In office: March 14, 2003 BACK!!!
  8. 8. People #2 Principle languages: Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimili, Zaza Return
  9. 9. People#3 Chief religion Muslim (mostly Sunni) 99.8% almost one hundred that’s amazing!!! Back
  10. 10. 99% of Turkeys population is Moslem The remaining is Orthodox, Christians, Gregorian, Jews, Catholic, Suryani and Protestant. Back
  11. 11. Military Defense Budget $13.6 Active Troops 510, 600 Back
  12. 12. Economy Turkeys economy was largely developed. Turkey is one of the worlds leading producers of agricultural products. The country plays a major role in industry, banking, transport, and communications. Turkey has also been affected by the financial crisis of 2007-2010 Where do you want to go?
  13. 13. Economy #2 The country plays a major role in industry, banking, transport, and communications. Turkey has also been affected by the financial crisis of 2007-2010 Where do you want to go?
  14. 14. Holidays Where do you want to go? April 23rd:(English) National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (local) Emek ve Dayanisma Gunu Info: commemoration of the first opening of the Grand National Assembly at Turkey in 1920. Dedicated to the children.
  15. 15. Holiday #2 May 1st:(English) Labour and Solidarity Day (Local) Emek ve Dayanisma Gunu January 1st :(English) New Year’s Day (Local) Yilbasi Info: First day of the new year Return
  16. 16. Holiday #3 Back May 19th: (English) Commemoration of Ataturk Youth and sports day (Local) Ataturk u Anma Genclik ve Spor Bayramitional Info: Commemoration of the beginning of nation liberation movement initiated in 1919 by Ataturk’s landing in Samsun Dedicated to the youth
  17. 17. Holidays #4 August 30th:(English) Victory Day (Turkish) Zafer Bayrami Info: commemoration of the beginning of national liberation movement initiated in 1919 by Ataturk’s landing in Samsun dedicated to the youth Where do you want to go?
  18. 18. Holidays #5 October 29th: (English) Republic Day (Turkish) Cumhuriyet Bayrami Info: Commemoration of the proclamation of the republic in 1923. Also the half day in the afternoon of the previous day. Return
  19. 19. Geography #2 With hot dry summers, and cold winters Capital Ankara Topography Central turkey has wide plateaus Return
  20. 20. Holidays #6 After the end of Islamic month Ramadan (English) Ramadan Feast (Turkish) Ramazan Bayrami or Seker Bayrami Info: Religious holiday for three days Also the half day on the afternoon of the previous day Where do you want to go?
  21. 21. Holidays #7 70 days after the end of Islamic month Ramadan (English) Sacrifice Feast (Turkish) Kurban Bayrami Info: Religious holiday for four days. Also the half day in the afternoon of the previous day Since one year equals 354 days 8 hrs and 48 min. In Islamic Calendar the dates of Islamic Feasts shift each year with respect to Gregorian Calendar Return
  22. 22. Turkeys currency is now called New Turkish Lira shortly YTL The value of Turkish Lira constantly drops compared the United States $ Turkish Liras are not worth as much outside Turkey so when if you visit before you leave be sure that you exchange the money back for your currency. Return
  23. 23. The Start Over

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