Turkey

There are many differences between life in Turkey and life in the United States. The biggest difference between these two cultures is with the food we eat. Another major difference is with the religion. The last major difference between Turkey and the United States is the type of houses the people live in.

Food in Turkey

Turkish people usually eat a very healthy breakfast around 7 in the morning. This consists of sausage, eggs, honey, vegetables, cheese, and olives. Tea is the most popular drink.

Food in Turkey

There is also fast food places like McDonald's in Turkey. But instead of junk food they serve healthy food like, a yogurt drink called an ayran.

Food in the United States

Dinner is the main meal of the day. Families in the U.S. usually try sit down together for this meal. Most families eat dinner between 6 and 7p.m. because of their work schedules.

Food in the United States

Many Americans eat fast food which includes hamburgers, french fries, and chicken. This often happens because Americans are busy doing daily things.

Religion in Turkey

99.8% of Turkey is Muslum. The 0.2% is all of the other religions in Turkey.

Religion in Turkey

Everyone that lives in Turkey strives to reach the five pillars of Islam. The Turkish people are encouraged to pray five times a day. They only believe in one god, Allah.

Religion in the United States

Religions differ from person to person in the U.S. The highest religions are protestant and Catholic.

Religion in the United States

Religion is usually a personal matter for Americans. But some share it openly. Some Americans worship by going to church on Sunday depending on their religion.

Houses in Turkey

Urban Turks live in apartments made of concrete and steel. Each apartment has four to five rooms.

Houses in Turkey

Poorer villages are made of rock or mud bricks. Mud bricks are made of mud that has been dried in the sun for many hours. These houses are normally found outside of the cities.

Houses in the United States

Most Americans live in the city or in suburban houses, which are made of brick and stucco. These houses average about four to six rooms, larger houses have eight or more rooms. Americans live in the city to be closer to work and entertainment.

Houses in the United States

In suburban houses, trampolines, basketball hoops, and swimming pools are added for entertainment. Most houses are surrounded by grass lawns and gardens.