Turkey

by Corbyn Crosier

The capital city is Ankara

The population is 80,694,485 as of 2014

The it is mostly plateau but the farther north you go the more mountains there are.

Geographic boundaries

To the north of Turkey is the Black Sea. To the south is cyprus . to the east is Iran . To the west is Greece

The flag is red and white

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History of Turkey

In 1923 Mastafa Kemal found modern day Turkey.

1928 secular becomes a state.

1950s Turkey held its first vote.

Turkeys military took over in in the 1960s

People and places

  • The main language is Turkish.
  • 99% of the people are Sunni Muslim 1% other.
  • Every one pry's around 5 to 7 times a day.
  • There is a lot of people who live in the city but there is still a lot of farming.

Lifestyle

  • Soccer is the number 1 sport played in Turkey.
  • One of main holidays is Ramadan.
  • Most kids have to work on their family's farms.
  • Kids have to go to 8 years of school and 4 years of high school.

Society

  • The government is made up of 550 members.
  • Most people have jobs on there family farms because it is the only job they can get.
  • The city is a mix of old and new.
  • Turkey is divided in to 81 provinces.

Turkey customs

  • Turkey has many different kinds of dances.
  • They have to eat food at a certain to spend time with your family.
  • Most kids start working at the age 7 to help sport there family .