CROCK A crock is a pottery container sometimes used for food and water, synonymous with the word pot, and sometimes used for chemicals. Derivative terms include crockery and crock-pot. A gypsy's crock (traditionally three-legged) is a cooking pot.
POPULAR FOODS OF NEVŞEHİR Tarhana (Soup With Dried Yoghurt) Düğü (Smaller Granules of Bulghur) Patates (Potato) Fasulye (Beans) Dıvıl (Potato and Bulghur) Ayva Dolması (Stuffed Quince) Yufka (Phyllo Pastry) Haside (Grape Molasses and Flour) Üzüm (Grapes)
MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATÜRK HACI BEKTAS-I VELİ NEVŞEHİRLİ DAMAD İBRAHİM PASHA
MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATÜRK Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born in Salonika. His father was Rıza Efendi, his mother was Zübeyde Hanım. They got married in 1871. On April 23, 1920 the Turkish Grand National Assembly met for him first time and they chose him as the Speaker of the House and the head of the government. On October 29, 1923 the Turkish Grand National Assembly declared the Republic of Turkey and voted for Mustafa Kemal as its first president. In 1934 the Turkish Grand National Assembly gave him the surname Atatürk eith the Family Surname Law. Atatürk was a great hero. He was a great lover of nature; a good horse-rider and swimmer.He was trendy and neat. He was determined, persistent and self-sacrificing. He died of liver disease in Dolmabahçe Palace in November in 1938.
HACI BEKTAS-I VELİ Haci Bektas-i Veli, was a Persian mystic, humanist and philosopher from Nishapur in Khorasan, Persia. Some sources claim he was of Turkish descent. He lived from approximately 1209-1271 in Anatolia. He was one of the figures who flourished in the Sultanate of Rum. The name attributed to him can be translated as "The Pilgrim Saint Bektash." He is the eponym of the Bektashi Sufi order and is considered as one of the principal teachers of Alevism. He is also a renowned figure in the history and culture of both Ottoman Empire and modern day Turkiye. The Hajji title implies that Haji Bektash Veli made the pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina to perform Hajj.
NEVŞEHİRLİ DAMAD IBRAHIM PASHA Nevşehirli Damad Ibrahim Pasha served as Grand Vizier for Sultan Ahmed III of the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Period. He was also the head of a ruling family which had great influence in the court of Ahmed III. The epithet "Nevşehirli" (from Nevşehir) is used to distinguish this Grand Vizier from another, Damad Ibrahim Pasha.
CLIMATE IN NEVŞEHİR Nevşehir has a continental climate. Summers are hot and dry, winters are cold and rainy in Nevşehir. VEGETATION Plants are rare in Nevşehir. There are lots of steppe regions, mountains and rocks. ECONOMY Nevşehir is a farming region so there are lots of farmers, infields and gardens. Also stockbreeding is much in Nevşehir.
NEVŞEHİR CASTLE The castle was builded on a hill south-west Nevşehir Centrum.It made on Byzantine era.It repaired by Damat İbrahim Paşa on Ottoman era.And last repair was on 1966-1979.There are 2 entrance gates in front of and behind the castle.