TURKEY

Turkey (Listeni/ˈtɜrki/; Turkish: Türkiye [ˈtyɾcije]), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish: About this sound Türkiye Cumhuriyeti (help·info)), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Anatolia with the portion of East Thrace in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Syria and Iraq to the south; Iran, Armenia, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; Georgia to the northeast; Bulgaria to the northwest; and Greece to the west.
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Rock-cut tombs in Myra, an ancient town in Lycia, Turkey.

Rock-cut tombs in Myra, an ancient town in Lycia, Turkey.

The Hercules Gate, Ephesus, Turkey

The Hercules Gate, Ephesus, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Telmessos Rock Tombs, Turkey

Telmessos Rock Tombs, Turkey

Eruption - Ararat, Turkey

Eruption - Ararat, Turkey

Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Istanbul

Vintage 1960's Travel Brochure for Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkish traditional houses - İkiz Evler Heybeliada, Istanbul

Turkish traditional houses - İkiz Evler Heybeliada, Istanbul

Vintage 1965 photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson. The Camondo Stairs from Banks Street, Istanbul, Turkey

Vintage 1965 photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson. The Camondo Stairs from Banks Street, Istanbul, Turkey

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend 2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend 2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

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