About Turkey

History and Civizilations

THE MELTING POT OF CIVILIZATIONSEARLY AGESThe history of Turkey covers a 10,000 year-old civilization.  After the legendary Troy was founded around 3000 BC, the Hittites arrived in Anatolia towards 2000 BC.  By the beginning of 1000 BC, the Urartus c

Nature & Geography

Turkey is a vast peninsula, covering an area of 814,578 square kilometers or 314,510 square miles and linking Asia to Europe through the Sea of Marmara and the Straits of Istanbul and Çanakkale. Across the Sea of Marmara, the triangular shaped Trace

About Turkey

A Country for All TastesTurkey is among the leading tourism destinations with its breathtaking natural beauties, unique historical and archaeological sites, steadily improving hotel and touristic infrastructure and a tradition of hospitality and comp