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 Turkey - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Turkey borders eight countries: Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia, Armenia and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan and to the northeast; Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south.
Turkey is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, OSCE, OECD, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, the Council of Europe and in the process of accession to the European Union.
The Republic of Turkey was established on October 29, 1923 from the remnants of the Ottoman Empire.
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 Demographics of Turkey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Modern Turkey spans bustling cosmopolitan centres, pastoral farming villages, barren wastelands, peaceful Aegean and Mediterannean coastlines, and steep mountain regions.
In Turkey: A Country Study, a 1995 on line publication of the U.S. Library of Congress, there is a whole chapter about Kurds in Turkey where it is stated that 'Turkey's censuses do not list Kurds as a separate ethnic group.
Turkey has recently recognised, under the pressure of the European Union, a series of languages such as Kurdish (Kurmanji), Arabic and Zaza as minority languages together with several other smaller ethnic group languages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Turkey   (1659 words)

  
 Turkey Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
The center of Asian Turkey is made up of the vast semiarid Plateau of Anatolia (average elevation c.3,000 ft/914 m), which includes lakes Tuz and Beysehir and which is fringed in the N by the Köroglu mountains and in the S by the Taurus Mountains and the Armenian-Kurdistan Mount Knot.
In N Turkey are the Pontic Mountains and in E Turkey are the Anti-Taurus Mountains Great Ararat mountain (16,945 ft/5,165 m), the highest point in Turkey, and Lake Van are in the extreme E part of the country.
SE Turkey is drained by the upper courses of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
www.columbiagazetteer.org /public/Turkey.html   (2099 words)

  
 Turkey information - Search.com
Turkey borders eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia, Armenia and the Nakhichevan exclave of Azerbaijan to the northeast; Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.
The territory of Turkey extends from 36° to 42° N and from 26° to 45° E in Eurasia.
Turkey's economy is a complex mix of modern industry and commerce along with a traditional agriculture sector that in 2005 still accounted for 30% of employment.
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Turkey became a member of the Council of Europe in 1949, applied for associate membership of the EEC (predecessor of the EU) in 1959 and became an associate member in 1963.
Turkey is encircled by seas on three sides: the Aegean Sea to the west, the Black Sea to the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.
Turkey's GDP ranks 17th in the world, and Turkey is a member of G20 which brings together the 20 largest economies of the globe.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=Turkey   (5965 words)

  
 Turkey - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Turkey is bordered by Bulgaria (in European Turkey) and Greece on the west, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran on the east, and Iraq and Syria on the south.
Between 25 June 1950 and 27 July 1953, Turkey was a part of the joint UN operation against North Korea during the Korean war.
Between 24 March and 10 June 1999, Turkey was a part of the joint NATO operation, 1999 Kosovo War, in the Balkans to end a brutal civil war in the region that used to be Yugoslavia.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Turkey   (2729 words)

  
 Turkey - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia
Turkey borders eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia, Armenia and the Nakhichevan exclave of Azerbaijan to the northeast; Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.
The territory of Turkey extends from 36° to 42° N and from 26° to 45° E. It is roughly rectangular in shape and is 1,660 kilometers wide.
Turkey's area inclusive of lakes is 814,578 square kilometres, of which 790,200 km˛ occupies the Anatolian peninsula (also known as Asia Minor) in Asia, and 24,378 km˛ (3%) are located in Europe.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Turkey   (4168 words)

  
 Top20Turkey.com - Your Top20 Guide to Turkey!
Turkey is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, OSCE, OECD, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, the Council of Europe and in the process of accession to the European Union.
The Republic of Turkey was established on October 29, 1923 from the remnants of the Ottoman Empire.
Turkey invaded the island of Cyprus in 1974 in response to an Athens-backed coup of the island, Turkey states that it was invoking its role under the Treaty of Guarantee to ensure the independence of the island and protection of its Turkish Cypriot minority.
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 Turkey - Gurupedia
Turkey (in Turkish Türkiye) is bordered to the east by Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran, to the south by Iraq and Syria, and to the west by the Aegean Sea and its islands, Greece and Bulgaria.
Fears of a shift from the secular and western oriented makeup of the country have led to several military coups over the years, the last of which was in 1980.
Turkey forms a bridge between Europe and Asia, with the division between the two running from the Black Sea to the north down along the Bosporus strait through the
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 The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality: Turkey
Turkey is located at the intersection of two continents, with the small region of Thrace and the ancient city of Istanbul in Europe, and the larger part of the country, Anatolia, in Asia Minor.
Turkey is twice the size of the state of California, with an area of 301,382 square miles (780,580 square kilometers).
Turkey was assumed to be moving from tradition to modernity, and the idealized model of the “modern” nuclear family involved companionate marriage, role-sharing between spouses, and child orientation.
www2.hu-berlin.de /sexology/IES/turkey.html   (17334 words)

  
 Kurdish people - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kurds are an Indo-Iranian, non-Arab population that inhabits the transnational region known as Kurdistan, a plateau and mountain area in Southwest Asia including parts of Iraq, Turkey, and Iran and smaller sections of Syria and Armenia.
Although prime minister Erdogan of Turkey now claims a "zero tolerance policy on torture", in reality this is still not the case [1] (http://www.amnesty.org.uk/news/press/16060.shtml) according to Amnesty International.
Turkey and U.S., in separate statements, say they will not allow the Kurds to occupy the city.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Kurd   (2393 words)

  
 Turkey - free-definition
The Republic of Turkey is a country with territory in both southern Europe and the southwestern part of Asia, until 1922 known as the Ottoman Empire.
Turkey (in Turkish Türkiye) is bordered to the east by Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Iran, to the south by Iraq and Syria, and to the west by the Aegean Sea and its islands, Greece and Bulgaria.
Fears of a shift from the secular and western oriented makeup of the country have led to several military coups over the years, the last of which was in 1980.
www.netlexikon.akademie.de /Republic-of-Turkey.html   (1181 words)

  
 Insight Turkey
Turkey’s strategy over ESDP could be counter-productive, Keridis argues, leaving it open to attack from those who do not want Turkey in Europe at all.
Turkey’s international image is not a good one, Lawrence argues, yet little if anything is being done to redress this.
In this second part of her thesis, Tocci concludes her look at Turkey and the EU, arguing that an additional “European strategy” for Turkey is necessary to build closer co-operation.
www.insightturkey.com /is6.htm   (1010 words)

  
 Symposium: Turkey: The Road to Sharia?
Turkey needs to patch up its relationship with the U.S. (The EU may be an economic power, but the U.S. is a global power with unprecedented might).
The people running Turkey today are not true democrats, who accept the vox populi, but soft totalitarians who learned their lesson from the failed Erbakan prime ministry of 1996-97 and intend not to repeat it.
Turkey is united against the PKK, a terror group that targets civilians, killing children, people at malls, nurses in government clinics and teachers in schools.
www.danielpipes.org /article/2592   (6790 words)

  
 Turkey - Economic analysis of government's policies, investment climate and political risk.
Taking into account the size of Turkey and the influence Turkey will be capable of imposing to the EU parliament after her accession, it's fairly logical to expect that there will be a transposition of the EU funds towards Turkey that will be far greater than that towards the other applicant countries.
Moreover, the demographics of Turkey, as we'll explain later, will give her such leverage on the EU decision making mechanisms that the smaller countries will never be able to confront.
Turkey is a country where few people is having the most of the wealth and they are the one who decides who gets what and who can have a business.
www.mkeever.com /turkey.html   (11005 words)

  
 Turkey
Turkey is the best country we have visited off the Pacific Rim and it is in large part because of the Turks.
Turkey tried to bring them into the mainstream culture, but they would not assimilate and still hold out the dream of being a separate country.
Turkey is trying desperately to bring prosperity to their country because money is a trump card that keeps fundamentalists under control and allows them to be controlled in approved democratic ways.
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 Turkic peoples at AllExperts
Roughly half of these belong to Turks of Turkey, dwelling predominantly in Turkey proper and formerly Ottoman-dominated areas of Eastern Europe and West Asia; as well as in Western Europe, Australia and the Americas as a result of immigration.
The Turks of Turkey number about sixty-six million, including expatriates and minorities in Europe, while the second largest Turkic people are the Azerbaijanis, who number more than thirty-five million worldwide, with most of these living in northwestern Iran, a region called Iranian Azarbaijan.
In modern Turkey, a distinction is made between "Turks" and the "Turkic peoples": the term Türk corresponds specifically to Turkish people and culture, while the term Türki refers generally to modern Turkic peoples and cultures.
en.allexperts.com /e/t/tu/turkic_peoples.htm   (3916 words)

  
 Turkey 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Koç is keen on a reversal of Turkey's balance of trade with the U.S.-8.8% of imports compared to 8.3% of exports.
Turkey's young demographics (there are 300,000 new households each year) do not suggest a sudden decrease in demand for refrigerators and washing machines.
In sync with Turkey's demographic trends, the holding has not shied away from the energy sector winning BOT tenders for hydroelectric plants in Anatolia that will provide electricity to the power-hungry and heavily industrialized northeast.
www.vegamedia.com /turkey/turkey3.html   (2046 words)

  
 Special Dispatch Series - No. 1313
Secular circles in Turkey fear that if the AKP has both a majority in parliament and the presidency, it will then have the power to change the country's constitution.
He underlined the existence of a steadily growing threat of religious [Islamist] fundamentalism in Turkey, emphasizing that the principle of secularism does not need to be redefined [as is frequently demanded by AKP officials].
“Turkey's generals have been speaking out in defense of the military's role as guardian of Turkey's secular regime and pro-Western vision, amid E.U. calls for Turkey to curtail its generals' outspokenness.
memri.org /bin/articles.cgi?Page=countries&Area=turkey&ID=SP131306   (2729 words)

  
 Organization of Istanbul Armenians :: WikiPedia: Armenians in Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Armenians in Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Ermenileri; Armenian: ?????????, ??????????
Armenians and most historians contend — and Turkey denies — that the catastrophe that befell their community was the result of atrocities committed by Ottoman government directives, and that it constituted a genocide of the Armenian population.
Therefore, there are a number of people of Armenian origin in Turkey today who are not aware of their ancestors and also a number of "secret" Armenians, who called Crypto-Christians.
www.oia.net /history/wiki.asp   (1033 words)

  
 Turkey, North Carolina NC, town profile (Sampson County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Sections below provide additional information and links about Turkey demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sampson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28393 ZIP code.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Turkey was $10,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Turkey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $256.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=19710   (445 words)

  
 Internet Development in Turkey: A Case Study
One of the reason may be the current demographics of Turkey (32% of the population is made up of 10- to 24-year-olds [1], who are growing up in the age of technology).
Another factor to note is that in Turkey it is very hard to be rude to someone when you are face to face, because this can start a fight very easily between the hot-blooded Turks.
Turkey is a country somewhere between the East and the West.
www.isoc.org /isoc/whatis/conferences/inet/97/proceedings/E3/E3_3.HTM   (3067 words)

  
 LPF Turkey - Coordinates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Turkey in Asia, or Anatolia, is a little larger than Texas.
Turkey: We found a reference to "Selim I., Sultan of Turkey" who overthrew the Mamluc kingdom in 1517.
Webster's says Turkey (the bird) got its name from confusion with the guinea fowl, supposed to be imported from Turkish territory.
www.lpf.com /adventure/turkey/coordinates.html   (662 words)

  
 Intute - World Guide - Turkey
Turkey has a population of 70,413,958 (July 2006 est.).
The population growth rate for Turkey is 1.06% (2006 est.) (world growth rate at 2006 is 1.14%).
Note: on the graphs, world figures are represented by a red bar, figures for Turkey are illustrated with a green bar
www.intute.ac.uk /sciences/worldguide/html/1046_people.html   (98 words)

  
 Turk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Citizens or residents of Turkey (see People of Turkey and Demographics of Turkey)
An Automated (mechanical) Turk see mturk based on the use of Human Intelligence to spoof Computer Artificial Intelligence.
A native or inhabitant of Turkey, or a member of Turkic speaking minorities in neighboring areas (see Demographics of Russia)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Turks   (479 words)

  
 Turkey - EIU Online Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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