Turkey Culture

Turkey Culture

Do Turks love suit trousers? Do you know the clich√© that Germans always wear socks in their sandals? There is one for Turks too. However, they are not accused of a fashion mistake, but rather of wearing a chic item of clothing in every situation: suit trousers. This is especially true for Turkish men. Maybe you have some idea what these pants look like. With us, this is usually worn…

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Turkey Wildlife and Economy

Turkey Economy

Animals and Plants Species richness in Turkey In the entire Middle East, Turkey is one of the states with the most diverse nature. The country is home to around 900 species of plants. Of these, there are about 300 only in Turkey, so they are endemic. But why is there such a diverse nature in Turkey? As you may have already read in “Land”, Turkey borders on the black as…

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Sights in Turkey

Party in Turkey

Due to the cultural influences of various ancient empires such as the Greeks, the Persians or the Romans, Turkey has many historical sights and buildings. The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the ruins of Ephesus, the rock tombs of Myra and the Pergamon Theater are just a few of the contemporary witnesses that you can admire in Turkey. Flying hot air balloons in Cappadocia and the cave systems there are among…

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Turkey Arts and Literature

Turkey Arts and Literature

Literature and theater When the Turks came to Asia Minor in the 1000’s, they brought with them a rich oral tradition. The poetry of the chief poets was increasingly influenced by Persian and Arabic literature, both formally and linguistically, and became difficult to access for the people. Yunus Emre, the great mystic of the 13th century, united in his poems the two directions, which then developed in parallel. During the…

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