Tag Archives: Turkey

Turkey Population, Main Cities and Geography

Turkey: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Turkey has about 80 million residents. Ethnic composition Mainly Turks (approx. 80%) live in Turkey, besides Kurds, Zaza, Arabs, Circassians, Georgians, Lasen, Armenians, Abkhazians, Chechens, Yezidi, Ubyches, Greeks, Bulgarians, Albanians, Jews and other ethnic groups. Religion About 99% of the Turkish population belong to Islam. National… Read More »

What to See in Turkey

Gaziantep. In the past, the city was called Zugma and was known as a major military base, home to three legions on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire, and as one of the trade centers of the Silk Road. However, it was precisely the numerous mosaics that brought him particular fame, including images of… Read More »

What to See in Istanbul (Turkey)

Istanbul is the largest Turkish city. It is the only city in the world located in two parts of the world: Europe and Asia. During its 2.5 thousand-year history, Istanbul managed to be the capital of three great empires: Byzantine, Roman, Ottoman. It absorbed their culture and is now one of the most beautiful and… Read More »

Turkey Geography and Economy

Turkey is a state of West Asia and, to a lesser extent, of ‘ Europe Southeastern Europe, whose territory is divided into two peninsular regions: Thrace (also called European Turkey), and Asia Minor, or Anatolia (with facing the islands of Imbro and Tenedo and other smaller ones), separated by the Strait of the Bosphorus, the… Read More »