Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country's economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population of 13.5 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe and is among the largest cities in the world by population within city limits.

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The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, on the Third Hill with a ferries on the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.

Famous Gate to Court Yard of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey  |   Top 11 Reasons to Visit Istanbul

TOP 11 Reasons to Visit Istanbul

Famous Gate to Court Yard of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey - Top 11 Reasons to Visit Istanbul

The flag of Turkey was officially adopted on June 5, 1936     The white crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are placed slightly to the left on the red field, and that shade of red dates back to the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century.

Turkey Capital: Ankara Official Language: Turkish Government: Republic Currency: Turkish Lira Driving: right Religion: Islam Flag: -red: time of war and survival

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Population of Turkey to be 84 million in 2023 - News.Az - %TEXT - http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=tfd=Rusg=AFQjCNFkTBmfEnT5jP2P4W8TJI70c8xFcwurl=http://news.az/articles/turkey/76616 - http://turkey.mycityportal.net

Kala Ksetram

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend km from west to east and km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects i

Ancient grains: The best thing since sliced bread?  Nutrition Lab  Ancient grains such as quinoa, amaranth and spelt are turning up in the bread aisle. They're healthful and tasty, but don't always live up to their claims.  February 19, 2011

Ancient grains: The best thing since sliced bread?

Istanbul Residents - Gulhane, Istanbul- Cats are everywhere in Istanbul, and very comfortable. We saw this little house at the entrance to Gülhane Park. We could not figure out whether it started as a pigeon house and was taken over by cats, but now it is a cat house. The population of Turkey is mostly Muslim. There is Islamic lore that encourages tolerance of cats. One popular story is about a cat which thwarted a poisonous snake that had approached the Prophet Muhammad. In another one, the…

This photo from Istanbul, Marmara is titled 'Istanbul Residents'.

Exciting Greek Mosaics being exposed...in ancient city of Zeugma, Turkey.

Archaeologists Unearth Three Ancient Greek Mosaics in the Ongoing Excavation in Zeugma, Turkey

Workers clear a mosaic depicting the nine Muses. Archaeologists Unearth Three Ancient Greek Mosaics in the Ongoing Excavation in Zeugma, Turkey

Public library in ancient city Ephesus, Turkey (Construction was completed in 120 AD. Shows that public libraries were built throughout the Roman Empire.)

The library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building in Ephesus, Anatolia, now part of Selçuk, Turkey. It was built in honour of the Roman Senator Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus by Celsus' son, Gaius Julius Aquila.

Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul, Turkey (You have to click on this picture for the WOW factor)

Istiklal Avenue, Istanbul, Turkey - Check out the Blue Mosque, it is absolutely gorgeous!

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