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Jessie Amross. Turkey. Turkey is located in Europe and Asia and is bordered by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Turkey is surrounded by the Black Sea to the north, Mediterranean to the south, and the Aegean Sea to the west. Major cities.

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turkey

Jessie Amross

Turkey

Turkey is located in Europe and Asia and is bordered by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Turkey is surrounded by the Black Sea to the north, Mediterranean to the south, and the Aegean Sea to the west.

major cities
Major cities
  • Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey & is the only city ever built on two continents
  • Ankara is the capitol of Turkey
turkish food
Turkish Food…
  • Borek
  • Baklava
  • Dolma
  • Kebab

Dolma

turkish culture
Turkish Culture..
  • Over ninety nine percent of Turkish people are muslim
  • Turkey is the only democratic secular country in the Middle East
  • Turkey’s economy is ranked among the top twenty largest.
  • Turkish people commonly drink tea
  • Belly dancing is very popular
holidays
Holidays
  • New Years Day
  • April 23rd: National Sovereignty and Children´s Day
  • May 19th: Atatürk Commemoration and Youth & Sports Day
  • August 30th: Victory Day
  • October 29th: Republic Day
  • KurbanBayrami is on November 27th and is the most important religious festival. It lasts for four days.
music
Music
  • Mosque music is religious Turkish music
  • Turkish hip hop is very popular among Turkish teenagers
  • A lot of Turkish folk music comes from minstrels called ozan
  • The Aşık traditions greatly influence Turkish music
historical places
Historical Places
  • The Grand Bazaar: Turkey’s largest indoor market
  • The Bosphorus: The strait that separates the European part of Turkey from the Asian part.
  • Valley of the Fairy Chimneys