Turkey

By: Gabe Pena

Country Basics

The Name Of The Country: Turkey


The Name Of Turkeys Capital: Ankara


The Flag And The Meaning Behind It: The crescent and star are traditional symbols of the Islamic religion

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Geography

Location: Turkey is around Greece, Romania, and Syria


Major Landforms: Anatolian Plateau, Taurus Mtns., Koroglu Mtns., and the Pontic Mtns.


Major Landmarks: Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabaçe Palace, Kariye Museum, Troy, Ephesus, Aphrodisias, Pergamon, Cappadocia, Mevlevi Convent and Museum, Pamukkale, Safranbolu, Mt. Nemrut, and Sanli Urfa-Halil Rahman Mosque


Major Bodies Of Water: Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Argeon Sea,

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Government

Type Of Government: Parliamentary democracy with free market economy


Leader: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan


How Are Leaders Chosen: The presidents are elected by the citizens through a public vote

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Economy

GDP: 822.1 Billion US Dollars

What Kind Of Money: Turkish Lira

Main Import Or Export: Machinery And Transport Equipment

Life Expectancy: 74.86 Years

Birth Rate: 17.3

Literacy Rate: 95

Water Source: Euphrates-Tigris Basin

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Culture

What They Wear: Casual Clothing


Language: Turkish


Type Of Music: Alternative And Jazz


Holidays: Ramazan Bayrami and Kurban Bayrami


Religion: Muslim or Christian


Food: Sis Kebab, Doner Kebab, Alanazik, Sac Kavurma, Tandir, and Kofte


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Climate

Yearly Rainfall: 580 to 1,300 millimeters


Average Yearly Temperature: 42 to 74 F

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History

Compare And Contrast

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