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Turkey

niedziela, 12 kwietnia 2015

Turkey is a contiguous transcontinental parliamentary republic largely located in Western Asia with the portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. The Mediterranean Sea is to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black Sea to the north.

Did you know that:
1. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and it is the only city that is present in both Asia and Europe. The two sides of the city are connected by 2 bridges with a third under construction.
2. St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus, was born in Patara and became the bishop of Demre, on Turkey’s Mediterranean Coast.
3. Noah’s Ark landed on Mount Ararat (Agri Dagi) in Eastern Turkey.
4. The last meal on Noah’s Ark, a pudding of sweet and  sour taste (asure), is still served throughout Turkey.
5. Turks introduced coffee to Europe.
6. Turkey has hundreds beaches and marinas which have the "Blue Flag" (A European award for the best clean water) on the Mediterranean and Aegean.
7. King Midas lived in Gordion, capital of Phrigia.

4 komentarze:

kingway Kinga pisze...

Pierwsza pocztówka i środkowy gadżet - świetne! :)
Chętnie bym przygarnęła.

Souvenirmaniac pisze...

:)

ewa wachowicz pisze...

Turcja to tez tradycja parzenia kawy i herbaty :) I znane z "Lwa, czarownicy i starej szafy" Turkish Delight (Biała czarownica karmiłam nim Edmunda :))

ewa wachowicz pisze...

Turcja to tez tradycja parzenia kawy i herbaty :) I znane z "Lwa, czarownicy i starej szafy" Turkish Delight (Biała czarownica karmiłam nim Edmunda :))

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