Presentation on theme: "ÇANAKKALE – TROY Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye), known officially as the Republic of Turkey, is a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula."— Presentation transcript:
ÇANAKKALE – TROY Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye), known officially as the Republic of Turkey, is a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and Thrace (Rumelia) in the Balkan region of southeastern EuropeTurkishEurasiancountry AnatolianWestern AsiaThraceRumeliaBalkansoutheastern Europe
DENİZLİ - PAMUKKALE Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.BulgariaGreeceGeorgia ArmeniaAzerbaijanIranIraq Syria
ERZURUM - ÇİFTEMİNARE The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north. Separating Anatolia and Thrace are the Sea of Marmara and the Turkish Straits (the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles), which are commonly reckoned to delineate the boundary between Europe and Asia, thereby making Turkey a transcontinental country of significant geostrategic importance.Mediterranean SeaCyprusAegean SeaBlack SeaSea of MarmaraTurkish StraitsBosphorusDardanellesEuropeAsiatranscontinental
GİRESUN - FESTIVAL Ethnic Turks form the majority of the population, followed by the Kurds. The predominant religion in Turkey is Islam. The official language is Turkish.TurksKurdsIslam Turkish
The Anatolian peninsula (also called Asia Minor), comprising most of modern Turkey, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited regions in the world due to its location at the intersection of Asia and Europe
İZMİR – CLOCK TOWER Turkey is a parliamentary representative democracy. Since its foundation as a republic in 1923, Turkey has developed a strong tradition of secularismparliamentaryrepresentative democracysecularism
SAFRANBOLU. Turkey's constitution governs the legal framework of the country. It sets out the main principles of government and establishes Turkey as a unitary centralized state. Turkey's constitution
KARS - ANİ RUINS The capital city of Turkey is Ankara. The territory of Turkey is subdivided into 81 provinces for administrative purposes.capital cityAnkara
GİRESUN - PLATEAU The provinces are organized into 7 regions for census purposes; however, they do not represent an administrative structure. Each province is divided into districts, for a total of 923 districts.regionscensus
İSTANBUL - VIEW Turkey has a very diverse culture that is a blend of various elements of the Oğuz Turkic, Anatolian, Ottoman (which was itself a continuation of both Greco-Roman and Islamic cultures) and Western culture and traditions, which started with the Westernization of the Ottoman Empire and still continues today.Oğuz TurkicAnatolianOttomanGreco-RomanIslamicWestern culture Westernization of the Ottoman Empire
KONYA - MEVLEVİLER This mix originally began as a result of the encounter of Turks and their culture with those of the peoples who were in their path during their migration from Central Asia to the West.their migration
AĞRI – İSHAK PAŞA PALACE Diverse historical factors play important roles in defining the modern Turkish identity. Turkish culture is a product of efforts to be a "modern" Western state, while maintaining traditional religious and historical values.
ISPARTA – YALVAÇ - PSIDIA As Turkey successfully transformed from the religion- based former Ottoman Empire into a modern nation- state with a very strong separation of state and religion, an increase in the methods of artistic expression followed
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