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2,302 Articles of interest in Turkey

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  • Antalya Airport

    Antalya Airport (IATA: AYT, ICAO: LTAI) is 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of the city center of Antalya, Turkey. The airport is operated in Turkey's primary holiday destination located on the country's Mediterranean coast. The airport was built to accommo…

  • Side

    Side (Greek: Σίδη) is an ancient Greek city on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, a resort town and one of the best-known classical sites in the country.

  • Türk Telekom Arena

    Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi - Türk Telekom Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the new home ground for Galatasaray S.K., replacing the old Ali Sami Yen Stadium.

  • Eskişehir

    Eskişehir (pronounced [esˈkiʃehiɾ]; Turkish: eski "old", şehir "city")) is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. According to the 2011 census, the population of the city is 648,396. The city is located on the banks…

  • Lake Van

    Lake Van (Armenian: Վանա լիճ Vana lich, Kurdish: Gola Wanê, Sorani Kurdish: ده‌ریاچه‌ی وان, Turkish: Van Gölü) is the largest lake in Turkey, located in the far east of the country in Van district. It is a saline soda lake, receiving water from nume…

  • Beyoğlu

    Beyoğlu (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈbejoːɫu]) is a district located on the European side of İstanbul, Turkey, separated from the old city (historic peninsula of Constantinople) by the Golden Horn.

  • Myra

    Myra is an ancient town in Lycia where the small town of Kale (Demre) is situated today in present day Antalya Province of Turkey.

  • Boğaziçi University

    Boğaziçi University (Turkish: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi) is a public university located on the European side of the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey. It has four faculties and two schools offering undergraduate degrees, and six institutes offering g…

  • Derinkuyu

    Derinkuyu ("deep well") is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 22,114 of which 10,679 live in the town of Derinkuyu. The district covers an area o…

  • Syria (Roman province)

    Syria was an early Roman province, annexed to the Roman Republic in 64 BC by Pompey in the Third Mithridatic War following the defeat of Armenian King Tigranes the Great. Following the partition of the Herodian Kingdom into tetrarchies in 6 AD, it w…

  • Edessa

    Edessa (/ɪˈdɛsə/; Ancient Greek: Ἔδεσσα; Classical Syriac: ܐܘܪܗܝ Urhay; Armenian: Եդեսիա) is the historical name of an ancient town in upper Mesopotamia, refounded on an ancient site by Seleucus I Nicator.

  • Koç Holding

    Koç Holding A.Ş. (pronounced: Coach) is the top industrial conglomerate in Turkey. The Koç family, one of Turkey's wealthiest families, controls the company with its headquarters in Nakkaştepe, Istanbul.

  • Great Palace of Constantinople

    The Great Palace of Constantinople (Greek: Μέγα Παλάτιον, Latin: Palatium Magnum, Turkish: Büyük Saray) — also known as the Sacred Palace (Latin: Sacrum Palatium, Greek: Ιερόν Παλάτιον) — was the large Imperial Byzantine palace complex located in th…

  • 1999 İzmit earthquake

    The 1999 İzmit earthquake (also known as the Kocaeli or Gölcük earthquake) occurred on 17 August at 3:01 a.m. local time in northwestern Turkey. The shock had a moment magnitude of 7.6 and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of IX (Violent). The event last…

  • Istanbul Province

    Istanbul Province (Turkish: İstanbul ili) is a province located in north-west Turkey. It has an area of 5,343.02 km² and a population of 13,854,740. It is surrounded by the provinces of Tekirdağ to the west, Kocaeli to the east, the Black Sea to the…

  • Church of the Holy Apostles

    The Church of the Holy Apostles (Greek: Ἅγιοι Ἀπόστολοι, Agioi Apostoloi; Turkish: Havariyyun), also known as the Imperial Polyándreion (imperial cemetery), was an Eastern Orthodox church in Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. The f…

  • East Thrace

    East Thrace or Eastern Thrace (Turkish: Doğu Trakya or simply Trakya; Greek: Ανατολική Θράκη, Anatoliki Thraki; Bulgarian: Източна Тракия, Iztochna Trakiya), also known as Turkish Thrace or European Turkey, is the part of the modern Republic of Turk…

  • Anıtkabir

    Anıtkabir (literally, "memorial tomb") is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.

  • Göreme

    Göreme (pronounced [ˈɟøɾeme]; Ancient Greek: Κόραμα, Kòrama), located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations, is a town in Cappadocia, a historical region of Turkey.

  • Istanbul Technical University

    Istanbul Technical University (Tr. İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, commonly referred to as ITU or Technical University) is an international technical university located in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the world's third oldest technical university dedicated…

  • Aphrodisias

    Aphrodisias (/æfrɵˈdɪsiəs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀφροδισιάς Aphrodisiás) was a small ancient Greek city in the historic Caria cultural region of western Anatolia, Turkey.

  • Prince Islands

    The Prince Islands (Turkish: Prens Adaları, from the historic Greek name Prinkēpōn nēsoi (Πριγκήπων νήσοι), alternatively written as Princes' Islands in which the "princes" are plural (meaning "Islands of the Princes"); or Kızıl Adalar ("Red Islands…

  • Fatih

    Fatih is a municipality (belediye) and district in Istanbul, Turkey that encompasses the peninsula coinciding with historic Constantinople. In 2009, the district of Eminönü, formerly a separate municipality located at the tip of the peninsula, was m…

  • Chalcedon

    Chalcedon (/kælˈsdən/ or /ˈkælsɨdɒn/; Greek: Χαλκηδών, sometimes transliterated as Chalkedon) was an ancient maritime town of Bithynia, in Asia Minor. It was located almost directly opposite Byzantium, south of Scutari (modern Üsküdar) and it is n…

  • Antalya Province

    Antalya Province (Turkish: Antalya ili) is located on the Mediterranean coast of south-west Turkey, between the Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean sea.

  • Troy VII

    Troy VII, in the mound at Hisarlik, is an archaeological layer of Troy that chronologically spans from ca. 1300 to ca. 950 BC. It coincides with the collapse of the Bronze Age. It was a walled city with towers reaching a height of nine meters; the f…

  • Istanbul Cevahir

    Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre, also known as Şişli Kültür ve Ticaret Merkezi (Şişli Culture and Trade Centre) is a modern shopping mall located on the Büyükdere Avenue in the Şişli district of Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Kadıköy

    Kadıköy (Turkish pronunciation: [kaˈdɯkøj]; ancient and Byzantine Chalcedon (Greek: Χαλκηδών)), is a large, populous, and cosmopolitan district of Istanbul, Turkey on the northern shore of the Sea of Marmara, facing the historic city centre on the E…

  • Esenboğa International Airport

    Esenboğa International Airport (IATA: ESB, ICAO: LTAC) (Turkish: Ankara Esenboğa Havalimanı or Esenboğa Uluslararası Havalimanı), is an airport located 28 km (17 mi) northeast of Ankara, the capital city of Turkey.

  • Istanbul Sapphire

    Istanbul Sapphire, or Sapphire, is a skyscraper, and as of 2011, the tallest building in Istanbul and Turkey, located in the central business district of Levent. Istanbul Sapphire was the 4th tallest building in Europe when construction was complete…

  • Atlasjet Flight 4203

    Atlasjet Flight 4203 (KK4203) was a scheduled domestic flight from Istanbul's Atatürk Airport to Isparta Süleyman Demirel Airport in Isparta, Turkey. On November 30, 2007 it crashed outside the town of Keçiborlu, 18 km (11 mi) from Isparta at around…

  • Levent

    Levent is a neighbourhood and one of the main business districts of Istanbul, Turkey, located on the European side of the city.

  • Hagia Irene

    Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene (Greek: Ἁγία Εἰρήνη, "Holy Peace", Turkish: Aya İrini), sometimes known also as Saint Irene, is a former Eastern Orthodox church located in the outer courtyard of Topkapı Palace in Istanbul, Turkey.