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  3. 3. WHERE IS OUR COUNTRY?<br />
  4. 4. Turkey ison the North Hemisphere between Europe and Asia Continents. <br />
  5. 5. It is like abridge between Asia and Europe.<br />Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea and Black Sea surround our country.<br />
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  7. 7. Our Neighbours areGreece, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Syria, Iran (Persia) and Georgia.<br />
  8. 8. TURKEY-General Information-<br />Turkey was founded in 1923 by Atatürk after the war of independence<br />
  9. 9. Turkey is a republic.<br />Our official language is Turkish.<br />ANKARA is the capital city of Turkey. After the World War I, Ankara was chosen as a capital city.<br />
  10. 10. There are 81 provinces (Cities) in Turkey. <br />
  11. 11. Currency of Turkey is Turkish Lira ( TL )<br />
  12. 12. Population<br />
  13. 13. Our population is over 70 million (71.517.100). Turkey has got mixed population. Turkish people compose the majority of population, besides it, Kurdish, Armenian, Greek, Arabian people and some old immigrants of Spanish people are consisting some amount of our population.<br />
  14. 14. Religion<br />
  15. 15. Turkey is a laic country which means government and religious issues are separated from each other. Everybody is free to choose his /her own religion in our country. Largely number of people are Muslim. On the other hand, Christian and Jewish people live in our country. They have got a lot of churches and synagogues in many city in Turkey.<br />
  16. 16. SOME FAMOUS CITIES<br />
  17. 17. ISTANBUL<br />Istanbul is the biggest city, and cultural - economical centre of Turkey. <br />
  18. 18. ANKARA<br />is the capital city of Turkey and in the central Anatolia.<br />
  19. 19. BURSA<br />is another famous and big city of Turkey. It was one of the old capital cities of Ottoman Empire so it has got many historical places<br />
  20. 20. IZMIR<br />is one of the most beautiful cities of our country. It is on Aegean Sea cost so it is both tourism and seaport centre. Ephesus which was famed for the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was in Izmir.<br />
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  22. 22. ANTALYA <br />is the centre of tourism in Turkey and also it has got many historical places. It is on the south coast. <br />
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  24. 24. TRABZON<br />is one of the biggest cities of Black Sea region in Turkey. In addition to this, Trabzon is well known city thanks to Sumela Monastery<br />
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  26. 26. DIYARBAKIR<br />is the biggest city of East Anatolia. Church of Saint Georgi is one of the historical places in this city.<br />