TURKEY

Did You Know?

Did you know that Turkey is has been an applicant to the European Union for 15 years?

Flag of Turkey

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History of Flag

This flag was adopted in 1936. The Crescent and Star are symbols in Islam which has many different meaning based on the persons beliefs.

Location

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Turkey is located south of the Black Sea and north of the Mediterranean Sea. The coordinates of turkey are 39.9 degrees north and 32.8 degrees south.

Major Cities

Ankara (Capital)

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Istanbul

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Izmir

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Samsun

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Konya

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The EU

This country is not I the EU but it has been an applicant since 1999.