17 interesting facts about Turkey !!

17 حقیقت جالب درباره ترکیه
17 interesting facts about Turkey !!
0
(0)

Turkey is one of the most visited countries in the region and many people from Iran and the world travel to this country every year. In this article, we will learn incredible facts about Turkey.

There are some interesting facts about Turkey that are not without grace and can be very exciting.

Here are 17 interesting facts about Turkey.

17 interesting facts about Turkey

1- Turkey has one of the oldest and largest markets in the world

Turkey has one of the oldest and largest markets in the world

The Grand Bazaar of Istanbul or Kapalı Çarşı has a long history and its establishment dates back to 1455. This bazaar was built after the victory of the Ottoman rule in Constantinople and has expanded over time and now has 61 streets and more than 3,000 shops. The infrastructure of this market is about 3.1 hectares and of course it is not possible to be able to travel in all parts of this market. According to Travel Leisure, Istanbul Grand Bazaar was the world’s top tourist attraction in 2014, with more than 91 million visitors.

2- Chicken in dessert

Chicken in dessert

One of the symbols of the Ottoman rule in Turkey is chicken breast, which is served as a kind of pudding. This pudding is a combination of fried chicken, milk and sugar that is served with cinnamon and of course it tastes very good. Tourists can see this pudding on the menu in all Turkish restaurants.

3- Turkey, heir to historical monuments

Turkey, heir to historical monuments

In fact, Turkey has 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 62 Tentative Monuments. These include the Neolithic temples (Göbekli Tepe), the biblical city (Ephesus) and the battlefield in World War I (Gallipoli). All these features make Turkey one of the six most visited destinations in the world.

4- Santa Claus (Santa Claus) was born in Turkey

Santa Claus (Santa Claus) was born in Turkey

Saint Nicholas was born in a northern Turkish city called Patara, and of course she is not the only saint to be associated with Turkey. The resting place of the Blessed Virgin Mary was also close to the city of Ephesus. Saint Paul was born in Tarsus, one of the southern cities of Turkey, and one of the other holy people who was in this country is Ibrahim. Noah’s ark is said to have landed in Turkey (Mount Ararat) after a great flood.

5. A rare species of Mediterranean turtle is protected in Turkey

A rare species of Mediterranean tortoise is protected in Turkey

Tztuzu Beach is located west of Fethiye and is a protected area for endangered sea turtles. Turtles reach the shore between May and October and head to the shore to lay their eggs and increase their population. There are about 300 turtle nests on the beach each year, and the government has managed to strike the right balance between tourists and the life of this endangered animal. Parata Beach is the longest beach in the Mediterranean Sea and is about 19 km long.

6- Turkey has given tulips to the world

Turkey has given tulips to the world

It is not known where the tulip first grew; But it is said that the tulip was popular among the Ottomans and that the tulip was introduced to Europe by this government. It is said that an ambassador during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman in the 16th century brought tulip bulbs to the Netherlands, which is why the Netherlands is also known for its tulips. Some other goods that European countries have inherited from Turkey include coffee and cherries.

7- Skiing on the longest skiing track in Europe

Skiing on the longest ski run in Europe

Turkey has many mountainous areas that stretch along the beautiful beaches of this country and tourists can stay at the foot of these mountains in winter. Palandöken is located in the eastern part of Turkey and the city of Erzurum and has an altitude of 3125 meters, which is the longest ski route (on snow) in Europe.

8- Istanbul has one of the most exciting art scenes

Istanbul has one of the most exciting art scenes

The Istanbul Biennial is now in its fourteenth year and is one of the most visited world art exhibitions. It is worth mentioning that in 2013, more than 300,000 people visited this art exhibition, and for this reason, it is among the top art exhibitions in the world. In 2015, the biennial was held in 60 halls on both sides of the Bosphorus.

9- Travel between continents by underground routes

Travel between continents by underground routes

It may be said that Istanbul is one of the largest cities in Europe, but a large part of it is formed in Asia. The city has an underground railway line that connects to Europe and crosses the Bosphorus. It is worth mentioning that Turkey established Marmara Metro in 2013.

10- Agriculture in Turkey

Agriculture in Turkey

Historians believe that agriculture began in Turkey about 11,000 years ago. In the south-central part of the country, the town of Çatalhöyük is known as the birthplace of agriculture, and residents are said to have added wheat and barley to their diet. Of course, the grasses of the same seeds are still growing in southern Turkey. It is worth mentioning that this country is now one of the top ten countries in the field of grain production.

11. Turkey hosts important places of Christianity

Turkey hosts important places of Christianity

About 99% of Turkey’s population is Muslim; But tens of thousands of Christians visit the country every year as pilgrims. The Grotto dug, built by the clergyman Peter, is the first place of worship in Christianity in Turkey. During the first century AD, many churches were built underground, and there is now evidence of this in the town of Findikli. Istanbul has also hosted the Hagia Sophia Cathedral-Mosque for 1,500 years and is now a museum. In the city of Kayseri, there is an Armenian church that is 1700 years old.

12. Wrestling with oily body is the national sport of Turkey

Wrestling has been a national sport in Turkey for about 654 years, while wrestlers’ bodies are soaked in oil (mostly olive oil). Oil Wrestling or Grease Wrestling is a type of ship that dips its body in oil to slip the other hand. Of course, camel wrestling is also held every winter on the Aegean coast. Bull wrestling is another popular pastime around the Black Sea.

13. Temples in Turkey belong to the hunting season

The temples in Turkey belong to the hunting season

It is believed that the first humans did not build large structures until before permanent settlement and agriculture; But after this, humans have built structures, examples of which have been discovered on Göbekli Tepe in southern Turkey. But there is also evidence that buildings were built 2,000 years before the Agricultural Revolution. The structure in Gobakli Tappeh dates back to before the period of pottery, written language and the invention of the wheel.

14. The film industry is booming in Turkey

The film industry is booming in Turkey

When Sleep won director Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the Palme d’Or in 2014, it showed that the film industry in Turkey was reviving and there were indications that filmmaking in the country would increase fivefold to 100 films a year. Will arrive, released. Turkey is one of the few countries where the sales of home movies are higher than the sales of Hollywood movies. Of course, the country’s TV series will also be exported and broadcast to the Middle East.

15. In Turkey, a new plant is discovered every 10 days

In Turkey, a new plant is discovered every 10 days

Turkey has 10,000 species of plants and 80,000 species of animals, which makes it one of the 35 countries with high biodiversity. Turkey is a very good place for flower lovers and the native tulips are very beautiful in this country.

16. Turkey is the center of the world

Turkey is the center of the world

Through the new airport in Istanbul, people can travel almost anywhere in the world. Before we want to provide more detailed information about how and why Istanbul’s new airport is, it is not bad to know that this airport has an area of 76 million and 500 thousand square meters, for the construction of which a budget of 12 billion dollars has been considered. Several phases of the different phases of the airport are still under construction, and it is predicted that by 2028, the construction of all of them will be completed.

The first phase of the new Istanbul airport is three-lane and has an annual capacity of 90,000,000 passengers, but these three lanes will eventually increase to six lanes, and as a result, the capacity will increase to 200,000,000 passengers, and this has led to To make this airport one of the largest airports in the world. Istanbul’s new airport also covers 350 destinations around the world for passenger and cargo handling, as well as providing various services to 100 domestic and foreign airlines.

17. Learning Turkish is very simple despite its complex appearance

Learning Turkish is very simple despite its complex appearance

Turkish language has its own complexities and you may be interested to know that the following complex letters are a 70-letter word: The meaning of this word is as follows: Muvaffakiyetsizlele If you are one of those people, we simply will not be able to build something like the unsuccessful builders. This word is the longest word that can be made in Turkish and is derived from the word Muvaffakiyet (success). It may be said that Turkish is a combination of Asian and Chinese, but learning Turkish is easy. It should be noted that according to the amendments made in 1920, the written form of Turkish words changed from Arabic to Latin.

We are familiar with 17 interesting facts about Turkey, which of these facts do you find most interesting?

Experts and immigration lawyers of Holding (4K Group) are proud to provide the best consulting services to our dear compatriots, relying on their legal and immigration knowledge as well as their valuable experiences of many years.

این پست چقدر مفید بود؟

Click on a star to rate it!

امتیاز متوسط 0 / 5. شمارش آرا: 0

تاکنون رای نیامده است!

همانطور که این پست را مفید یافتید ...

ما را در شبکه های اجتماعی دنبال کنید!

Free consultation request
پر بازدیدترین مقالات
پر بازدیدترین ویدئوها
آخرین خبرها

مطالب مشابه

Compare listings

Compare

اشتراک این صفحه

ما را در شبکه های اجتماعی دنبال کنید
https://4kgroup.com.tr/?p=48594

جستجو در سایت