∙ Situated on the Anatolian peninsula in western Asia, with a smaller potion on the Balkan peninsula in south east Europe.
∙ The capital city is Ankara while the main cities are Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Gaziantep and Adana.
∙ The main religion is Islam and main language is Turkish, More over other languages spoken are Kurdish and Arabic.
a. TURKEY CULTURE
∙ Turkey is the only country that contains every extreme of eastern and western culture, although the Turkish republic adopted an up roach which forced all cultures within its borders to mix with each other with the aim of producing one national and cultural identity.
∙ However the end result was the traditional Muslim cultures of Anatolia clashed with the cosmopolitan modernity of Istanbul and the west ∙ The three major kind of clothing are kaftan which is a long robe worn over an outfit, Salvar is a loose fitting tapered trouser and the Yelek which is a waist coat jacket.
b. TURKEY ETIQUETTE AND CUSTOMS
∙ The Turkish are well known for being so friendly, polite and hospitable people.
∙ It is their custom, when you visit their homes be sure to take them a gift; something from your home country, chocolates or flowers. ∙ Many Turks don’t take alcohol due to religious reasons.
c. BEST TIME TO VISIT TURKEY:
∙ The pleasantly warm months are April, May, September and October, making them the most favorable time to visit Turkey.
∙ The summer months; June to September are extremely hot in the south coast.
d. ACTIVITES TO DO:
∙ CAPPADOCIA CITY TOUR
✔ Hot air balloon
✔ Historical Cappadocia red tour
✔ Pasabag valley ,devrent valley and pigeon valley
✔ Three Beauties
✔ Kaymakli underground city
✔ Goreme open air museum
✔ Whirling dervish show
✔ Deep green zone
∙ ISTANBUL CITY TOUR
✔ Bosphorus sun set cruise
✔ Gallipoli peninsula
✔ Basilica cistern skip the line
✔ Ancient troy
✔ Topkapi palace
✔ Whirling Dervishes
✔ Hagia Sofia
∙ ANTALYA CITY TOUR
✔ Pamukkale Hierapolis
✔ The land of legends theme park
✔ Suluada boat tour (Maldives of Turkey).
✔ Antalya aquarium