WELCOME TO TURKEY




Is a Euroasian country located is Western Asia and in East Thrase in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.
Istanbul .
Turkish is the official language and the most popular religion is Muslim.
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Istanbul is the capital city. Is very beautiful. In Istanbul the most important is a bosphorus: is a strait that forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia. It is one of the Turkish straits, along with the Dardanelles, it connects the Black sea with the Sea of Marmara.
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BOSPHORUS:

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Largest cities in Turkey:

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Istanbul
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Ankara
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Izmir
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Bursa

My name is Imen Bellamkadem and i write aout the capital of Turkey .

LANGUAGE

Istanbul official language is Taukish , due to the number of Spanish tourusts traveling to Turkey , you will find many people who spak Spanish.



CURRENCY

The official curryncy of Turkey is the lira (lt) . the new currency replaces the New turkis lira was introduced in 2005 and after four years of use , has been renamed .



Billetes de Lira Turca
Billetes de Lira Turca


EAT

the turkish cuisine is very popular today and seem to have influeced other cuisines in the use of spices , roast meat etc..Is isknoe for its cuisins features a bridge between persian , the Arabe ,Middle Eastern cuisins and India cuisins , and car say than it is in aprominent with other cuisins among the cuisins of Mediterranean original duenot only to position geographic country , but in common with other cuisines a predoninace of the use and accopancy of the vegetables and olive oli as ingredients in most dishes.





CLIMATE



Summer in Istanbul
Summers are hot in Istanbul and low rainfall. The daily maximum temperatures above 30 ° C (especially in August) and the minimumnot lower than 20 º C. The nights are very nice.

Winter in Istanbul
From December to February are the coldest months and rainy.Often the temperature drops below freezing and snowfall is very common.

TRANSPOT

TRAM
The tram is the most confortable means of transport to get around the city . The T1 line runs through the main attractions og Istambul .


Tranvías en Estambul
Tranvías en Estambul


METER
The Istanbul metro network is quite limited and not very interestinf for travelers . To which is particularly useful is to reach the aireport .

Metro de Estambul
Metro de Estambul

FUNICULAR
Istanbul has the second oldes suburban word , tünel funicular . the two cable cars in the city are very useful to reach the modern from the lower part of Istanbul.


Funiculares en Estambul
Funiculares en Estambul




WHAT TO SEE

Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia is the most popular of Istanbul, an image that has lived the history of the city for almost 1,500 years. It is a masterpiece of Byzantine art.
Santa Sofía
Santa Sofía


Blue Mosque
Built by Sultan Ahmed I between 1609 and 1616, the Blue Mosqueis the most famous mosque in Istanbul.
Mezquita Azul
Mezquita Azul


TopkapiPalace
The Topkapi Palace is the best reflection of the greatness thatreached Constantinople. From this palace of sultans ruled the empire until the mid-nineteenth century.
Palacio Topkapi
Palacio Topkapi

Basilica cistern
Without being one of the typical views of the guidebooks, CisternBasilica (or Sunken Palace) is one of the places we like Istanbul. Anessential experience.

Cisterna Basílica
Cisterna Basílica


Galata tower
Occupied by Sultan Mehmet II during the conquest of Constantinople, Galata Tower is one of the oldest towers in the world. In the beginning was the work of lighthouse.



Torre Gálata
Torre Gálata


PHOTOS FROM ISTANBUL


Aeropuerto de Estambul Ataturk
Aeropuerto de Estambul Ataturk
Aeropuerto Sabiha Gökçen
Aeropuerto Sabiha Gökçen
En barco por el Bosforo
En barco por el Bosforo

FLORA
Turkey has vast forests that cover eastern Anatolia and the Black Sea and the Mediterranean coast. Here they grow many fruit trees:date palms, apricots, cherries, apples. It also produces bananas, citrus, sugar beets, sunflowers, snuff and vines.




MAP OF TURKEY AND DE CAPITAL


Ankara/Provincia de Ankara, Turquía
Ankara/Provincia de Ankara, Turquía