Turkish Culture By: Kyra Burke 8C
Where is Turkey? Turkey is a unique country. Turkey is in two continents, Europe and Asia. Approximately 5% of Turkey is in Europe which means approximately 95% of Turkey is in Asia. Greece, Syria, Iraq, and Iran are some of the cities that border Turkey. The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea are the seas that border Turkey.
Major Cities in Türkiye • Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya, Ankara are the major cities in Turkey. • Istanbul is famous for being the only part of Turkey that is on territory of both Europe and Asia. • Izmir is famous for its tourist places and its industrial functions. • Antalya is famous for being a touristical area. • Ankara houses the U.S. embassy of Turkey.
Historical Places in Turkey • Pamukkale- (the White Castle)
Historical Places in Turkey • Mt. Nemrut-
Turkish Food • Tea-(bottom left) • Simit –(Turkish bagel)
National Days • April 23- International Children Day • October 29- Republic Day • RamazanBayrami- A Religious Holiday • May 19- Youth Day
Weddings • Matchmaking, Asking the Father for the Daughter’s Hand in Marriage, etc. • Prep: Bridal Bath, Henna, Bridal Chambers, etc. • Final: Receiving the Bride
Music • Types: • Classical • Folk • Regional • Kanto(Cantare) • Pop • Hip Hop • Rock
Bibliography • Wikipedia • Google Images • Meander Travel • Go Turkey • Us-Tr Kyra Burke