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Turkey Tourism and Travel: online guide for vacations to Turkey

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3/7/2010
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Surface:The total land area of Turkey is around 780,000 sq km.

Population:  The population of Turkey is around 70 million. The largest non-Turkic ethnicity is the Kurd sect.

System of government: republican parliamentary democracy

Capital: Ankara, with a population of nearly 4 million people, is the capital of Turkey.

Religion: Sunni Muslims form officially 98%25 of the population, Orthodox Christians and Jews comprising the rest.

Official Language: The national language is Turkish, while Kurdish and Dimli are also locally spoken.

Government: republican parliamentary democracy

Climate: Turkey has a temperate climate with hot, dry winters and mild, wet winters.

Units of measure and electricity: The country uses the metric system of measurement with the official electricity unit being 220/50Hz.

Time Zone: The standard time in Turkey is GMT + 2.

Currency: New Turkish Lira (1 € = 1.78 TRY)

Travel documents required: A visa is required for entry into Turkey.


Devesh 8/12/2013 At 06:37
Marmaris 8
Marmaris is a seaport town and tourist hub on the Mediterranean shore, situated in Mugla Province, southwest Turkey, and tourism is their main source of income. Dancing Fountains the show begins after 9 and the view is truly remarkable, you can carry your snacks and take a walk around the fountain area especially for couples its really romantic. Marmaris Mountains a fantastic place the lake view and the mountains are worth giving all the attention, the view is mesmerizing; mostly people visit here during the month of December when it’s extremely cold weather to camp and enjoy their vocational trip with friends. Cleopatra Island all you can do its not touch the sand but just chill in the island water which gives you a relaxing feeling and makes your day lavishing with a bar restaurant which...

Pallavi 8/23/2013 At 04:42
Izmir 8
Izmir is famous for its antiqueness. There is a city inside known as, “Efes Antique City” which is antique. Within Izmir, this city is a must visit place with friends or family both. Though the city is antique but it still stands amazing. For history lovers, it’s like an open treasure where anyone can hunt and get lot of knowledge. It’s not even costly to visit. They charge nearly $8 for parking and entrance both. What seems best is that, the local government has taken a good care of this antique city. Apart from this, “Izmir Wild Life Park” has great scenery. Park has a zoo where you can find lot of wildlife. It’s the best place of entertainment for any age group and is a best place to spend a day. Park has a great collection of animals and birds as well. Even if you come here and go for a...

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