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    Turkey language

    The Republic of Turkey is a country that belongs to Europe and Asia, and whose capital is Istanbul. It has a population of more than 82 million inhabitants (19th) and an area of ​​783,356 km 2 (36th). Its human development index is high (64th) and its official currency is the Turkish lira. And what language is spoken in Turkey? What language do they speak in Turkey? Turkey has one official language, Turkish. Furthermore, Northern Kurdish is the second most widely spoken language in the country. However, Turkey is home to various minority languages, including Zaza (1,344,000 speakers), North Levantine Arabic…

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    History of Turkey

    Brief history of Turkey summarized A brief review of the history of Turkey summarized, cradle of the great Ottoman Empire. Catal Huyuk Catal Huyuk was one of the first cities in the world. It was built in what is now Turkey around 6,500 BC, shortly after agriculture began. Catal Huyuk probably had a population of about 6,000. In Catal Huyuk the houses were made of mud brick. The houses were built in contact with each other. They had no doors and the houses were entered through hatches in the roofs. Presumably, having entrances in the ceilings was safer than having…

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  • Traditions and customs of Turkey

    What traditions and customs are there in Turkey? From the former Ottoman Empire, the customs and traditions of Turkey. Gastronomy Food in daily life Turkish cuisine includes many different vegetable and meat stews (mainly lamb and beef); borek skewer dishes, and dolma; and a sourdough bread eaten with almost every meal. Borek is a dough made of many thin layers of dough interspersed with cheese, spinach, and/or ground meat. Kebab is the common word for meat roasted in chunks or slices on a skewer or as meatballs on a grill. Dolma is the generic name for dishes made from vegetables…

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  • History of Istanbul

    Brief history of Istanbul summarized A brief history of Istanbul, a city that was first Byzantium and then Constantinople. Byzantium Although Istanbul may have been inhabited as early as 3000 BC, it was not a city until Greek settlers arrived in the area in the 7th century BC. These settlers were led by King Byzantium and settled there due to its strategic location along the Bosphorus Strait. King Byzantium named the city Byzantium after himself. The Roman Empire (330-395) Byzantium became part of the Roman Empire in the 300s. During this time, the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great undertook the…

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