Turkey<br />Presented by Pamela Gore<br />
Merhaba<br />Merhaba means hello<br />Like many cultures a formal greeting is used between strangers until they become fam...
Relgion<br />Turks are comprised mainly of Islamic followers.<br />Wikepidia estimates that 99.8 percent of Turks are Isla...
Population<br />Turkey is estimated to have nearly 77 million citizens according to the CIA World Factbook.<br />The gener...
Government	<br /><ul><li> Republican Parliamentary Democracy
 Turkey’s official name is Republic of Turkey
 Gained their independence from the Ottoman Empire in the  </li></ul> early 1920’s (Turkey was once a part of Greece)<br /...
Agricultural Products<br />Turkey exports some of our favorite products. They include:<br /><ul><li>Tobacco
 Cotton
Grain,
Olives,
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  1. 1. Turkey<br />Presented by Pamela Gore<br />
  2. 2. Merhaba<br />Merhaba means hello<br />Like many cultures a formal greeting is used between strangers until they become familiar with one another.<br />There are many Muslims in Turkey and one greeting that they use is “selâmünaleyküm, (a Muslim peace greeting), answered by - aleykümselâmThis greeting is mainly used between passing strangers - normally both male - during travel or on entry to a crowded room, such as a tea house, when one cannot address everybody personally.” (http://www.turkishlanguage.co.uk/modesofaddress)<br />
  3. 3. Relgion<br />Turks are comprised mainly of Islamic followers.<br />Wikepidia estimates that 99.8 percent of Turks are Islamic.<br />Turkey has a history rich in religious movements dating back to the Ottoman Empire.<br />
  4. 4. Population<br />Turkey is estimated to have nearly 77 million citizens according to the CIA World Factbook.<br />The general population is mainly comprised of ages between 15-64 being about equally split between men and women.<br />The general life expectancy for men is about 71 years old and 73 years old for females.<br />
  5. 5. Government <br /><ul><li> Republican Parliamentary Democracy
  6. 6. Turkey’s official name is Republic of Turkey
  7. 7. Gained their independence from the Ottoman Empire in the </li></ul> early 1920’s (Turkey was once a part of Greece)<br /><ul><li> The legal system in Turkey is a compilation of various forms of </li></ul> European law.<br />
  8. 8. Agricultural Products<br />Turkey exports some of our favorite products. They include:<br /><ul><li>Tobacco
  9. 9. Cotton
  10. 10. Grain,
  11. 11. Olives,
  12. 12. Sugar Beets,
  13. 13. Hazelnuts</li></li></ul><li>Educational System<br />Turkey’s educational system is similar to that of the United States – a 12 year program. <br />Literacy fluency is very good with approximately 87% of the population being literate.<br />
  14. 14. Transportation<br />Turks enjoy the same transportation luxuries as do many in the world.<br />There are approximately 102 airports in Turkey today.<br />
  15. 15. Recreation<br />
  16. 16. Turkey is rich in history<br />
  17. 17. Final Thoughts<br />

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