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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › TurkeyTurkey - Wikipedia

    Turkey is a presidential republic within a multi-party system. [161] The current constitution was approved by referendum in 1982, which determines the government's structure, lays forth the ideals and standards of the state's conduct, and sets out the state's responsibility to its citizens.

  2. turquía es una república democrática, secular, unitaria y constitucional, cuyo sistema político fue establecido en 1923 bajo el liderazgo de mustafa kemal atatürk, el más destacado miembro del movimiento nacional turco, tras la caída del imperio otomano, con la ocupación de constantinopla, como consecuencia de la primera guerra mundial y la …

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    Ancient Anatolia

    The first major empire in the area was the Hittites (from the 18th century to the 13th century BCE). The Hittites, who spoke one of the Indo-European languages, developed a high culture in Central Anatolia. Their kingdom was destroyed by the Sea People in the 11th century BCE and the successor states were Lydia, Caria and Lycia. From 1950 BCE, Armenians and Assyrians inhabited parts of southeastern Turkey. The Assyrian capital was named Tushhan (900-600 BCE). The Assyrians ruled over southeas...

    The Ottoman Empire

    During the 14th century, after the fall of the Mongol Empire, Lord Osman built a new empire named after himself: the Ottoman Empire. It became one of the longest existing empires of all time. The Empire also stretched across the Balkans, (Yugoslavia and Bulgaria) in Europe. The Kingdom was ruled by Muslim law, but other religions had certain minority rights. In World War I the Ottoman Empire was one of the Central Powers. During the war, 500,000 Armenians in the Ottoman Empire were massacred...

    Republic of Turkey

    Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was the first President of Turkey. He made many changes that made Turkey more modern. But some people did not like some of the changes that made life in Turkey more secular. Religious secondary schools were gotten rid of, for example. The opponents to Atatürk felt that he weakened Islam in the country. Later political disputes led to Coup d'étatin 1960, 1971, and 1980, and several failed attempts. In 1974, Turkey invaded Cyprus and later established the Turkish Republic...

    About 80 million people live in Turkey. Most of them are ethnic Turks. About 15% are ethnic Kurds. Many refugees from Syria (over 3 million) live in Turkey because they have run away from the Syrian civil war. Many Romanlar live in Istanbul and Edirne(European part of Turkey). The biggest city in Turkey is Istanbul which has the biggest population ...

    Turkey is in the OECDand the G-20 and is one of the 20 largest economies. The Turkish currency is called the Lira. The first coins were made in Turkey. In the 1970s, many Turks moved to other countries, like Germany, to escape the bad economy at the time and to get better jobs. They often come back to Turkey for summer holidays. Today, many of the ...

    Language

    Most people in Turkey speak Turkish. It is written in Latin script and it belongs to the Turkic language group, which also includes many other languages spoken across Asia, such as Azerbaijani and Tatar. The Turkish language came from Central Asia, but now it is a bit different from the languages spoken in Central Asia. Turks living by the Mediterranean have southern, much thicker, and more masculine accents than western Turkey. Northerners, by the Black Sea have softer accents. In Turkey the...

    Lifestyle

    Turkish culture is a diverse culture, with some European influence. Different parts of Turkey have similar but not exactly the same lifestyles. Central Turkey and Northern Turkey are somewhat more conservative and religious. Western Turkey and Southern Turkey, especially coastal cities are more liberal and secular. Eastern Turkey and Southeastern Turkey are made up of mostly Kurds–most of them are conservative and religious. Cosmopolitan neighbourhoods in major cities of Turkey are overwhelmi...

    The capital and second-largest city of Turkey is Ankara. The largest and the most crowded city is Istanbul which is the only city in the world that has land on two different continents. The third largest city is the coastal city of İzmir which is the main port of the country. Turkey is divided into 81 provinces. Each province has its own little gov...

    Turkey's literacy rate is currently 98.3%.People in Turkey have to go to school for 12 years. Istanbul University was the first university in Turkey. It was established in 1453. Ankara Universitywas the first university that was started after Turkey became a republic. It was established in 1946. There were 6065 high schools in Turkey in 2002 accord...

    Some people have wanted Turkey to join the European Union (EU)since the 1990s. Negotiations to join began in 2005.

    The 1999 İzmit earthquakewas an approximately 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck northwestern Turkey on 17 August 1999, at about 3:02 am local time. 18.000 people died in the earthquake.Many people have been killed by earthquakes in Turkey. The New York Times estimated that over 570 people died in the Erzincan earthquake of 13 March 1992. The ear...

    CIA World Factbook - Turkey Archived 2016-05-27 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Turkey (Carolina del Norte), pueblo en el condado de Sampson en el estado estadounidense de Carolina del Norte. Central Nuclear Turkey Point, Florida City, Florida. Municipio de Turkey (condado de Sampson, Carolina del Norte). Turkey Creek (Luisiana), villa ubicada en la parroquia de Evangeline en el estado estadounidense de Luisiana.

  4. Turkey is a regional power and a newly industrialized country, with a geopolitically strategic location. Its economy, which is classified among the emerging and growth-leading economies, is the twentieth-largest in the world by nominal GDP, and the eleventh-largest by PPP.

  5. Geography of Turkey. /  39.000°N 35.000°E  / 39.000; 35.000. The Anatolian side of Turkey is a large, roughly rectangular peninsula [1] that bridges southeastern Europe and Asia. Thrace, the European portion of Turkey comprises 3% [2] of the country and 10% [2] of its population.