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Islam in Turkey

29th September 2014 In the Ottoman era spanning from the 13th to the early 19th century, Turkey was at the center of the Islamic empire. But it was not until 1923, that Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the 1st President of Turkey, changed the way that religion influenced the country and believed that in order to modernise,...
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Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - Interesting Facts

23rd September 2014 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the revolutionary who helped establish the Republic of Turkey, his reforms modernized the country but did you know these interesting facts about Turkeys founding father?
1) Mustafa Kemal was Turkeys first president.
2) Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born simply...
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Kurban Bayramı 2014 in Turkey

23rd September 2014  
Kurban Bayramı is one of the most important Islamic religious festivals of the year.
When? – The date of ‘Kurban Bayram’ or ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’ changes each year and takes place 70 days after Ramadan, this year, 2014 it starts on Friday 3rd of...
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14 Surprising facts about Turkey

1st September 2014 1. Mount Ararat in Turkey, is the legendary landing place of Noah's arkThe biblical Noah’s ark is believed to have landed on Mount Ararat.
2. Turkey is the only secular Muslim country among all the Muslim countries in the world.
3. Turkey is physically one of the highest countries in the...
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Turkish Victory Day (Zafer Bayramı)

29th August 2014 Victory Day was first celebrated on August 30th 1923, becoming a national holiday in 1935.Victory Day is also known as Zafer Bayramı or Armed Forces Day and also honours the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.Turkish Victory Day commemorates the victory of the "Battle of...
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The end of Ramadan
 - Turkey 2014

24th July 2014 It's nearly the end of Ramadan, which means it's almost time for the three day festival known as the 'Sugar Feast' (Şeker Bayramı or Eid ul-Fitr- the breaking of the fast) All muslims will celebrate the end of the thirty days of fasting (Ramadan) and this year it will fall on; 28th, 29th and 30th...
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How to learn Turkish

13th July 2014 Native English speakers can sometimes find it difficult to learn and pronounce Turkish. The English language is so common in Turkey that it can become easy to ‘get by’. As a native English speaker, you speak the global language and so can travel just about anywhere and find locals who...
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Ramadan 2014 – Does it affect tourists?

27th June 2014 Ramadan (Ramazan / Şeker Bayramı) will start on June 28th and finish on July 28th.As a tourist holidaying in Turkey you will most likely not notice any differences, nor be affected by the holy month of Ramadan. As in tourist areas it’s pretty much business as usual, with restaurants and bars...
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Understanding Turkish Culture

9th June 2014 The first thing you will notice about Turkish people is that they are extremely patriotic and are very proud of their ancestors and of the achievements of their modern society. You will notice the Turkish flag is proudly displayed everywhere - and rightly so!During Turkish national holidays,...
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10 things you didn't know about Turkey

14th May 2014 You've holidayed in Turkey, tried the local cuisine, seen the sights, made new friends, soaked up the sun and even learned a few Turkish words...So now you can say you know Turkey? Or do you?

Here is a list of 10 things you may not know about Turkey;1. Most Turks didn't have surnames until...
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