Geography of Turkey

Turkey is an Eurasian country. Asian Turkey, which includes 97 percent of the country, is separated from European Turkey by the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles. European Turkey comprises 3 percent of the country.[227] The territory of Turkey is more than 1,600 kilometres (990 miles) long and 800 kilometres (500 miles) wide, […]
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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Who is Atatürk? One of the foremost iconic figures of the first twentieth century, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is remembered because the leader who emerged from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire to ascertain Turkey as a sovereign republic. Born “Mustafa” on 1881, Turkey’s most known son came old-time within the Ottoman Empire, that had spent […]
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Official holidays

Official holidays 1 Jan: New Year’s Day (Yılbaşı) 23 Apr: National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramı) — anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish Grand National Assembly 1 May: Labour and Solidarity Day (Emek ve Dayanışma Günü, also unofficially known as İşçi Bayramı, i.e. Worker’s Day) was long banned as a holiday […]
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Climate of Turkey in General

Climate: The climate in Turkey has a vast diversity with respect to the diverse topography and lat.. Aegean and Mediterranean coast areas enjoy the typical Mediterranean climate. There is hardly a drop of rain during the sun-drenched and hot summer (May to October). Winters are mild and rainy during these regions, and it in rare […]
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Wintersports in Turkey – Sarikamis

Sarıkamış – Turkey Sarıkamış is a town and a district of Kars Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. Sarıkamış Ski Centre 50km far from Kars, is on the mount in Sarıkamış. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 14 km of slopes available. 4 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between […]
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