New Europe with Stronger Ties

Turkey

School website: http://celalyardimcioo.meb.k12.tr
Project website: http://dmting.wix.com/comeniusproject-nest

    BASIC FACTS ABOUT TURKEY

  • OFFICIAL NAME: The Republic of Turkey (Turkiye Cumhuriyeti)
  • EU ADMISSION DATE: - - -
  • GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: south-eastern Europe, south-western Asia
  • NEIGHBOURS: Greece, Bulgaria, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria (Seas: Black, Aegean, Marmara, Mediterranean)
  • AREA: 770.760 km2
  • POPULATION: ca. 72 million
  • ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION: 81 districts (iller)
  • CAPITAL: Ankara
  • CHIEF CITIES: Istanbul, Izmir, Bursa, Antalya, Denizli, etc.
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Turkish
  • THE HIGHEST PEAK: Ararat (5,166 m)
  • LONGEST RIVERS: Euphrat, Tigris
  • CURRENCY: Turkish lira
  • MAIN RELIGION: Islam
  • FAMOUS PEOPLE: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Orhan Pamuk, Piri Reis, Hakan Sukur, Tarkan Tevetoglu, etc.