Dean and the rest of the green group have been reading the novel 'Around the world in 80 days'.  They have looked up facts about the cities and countries mentioned in the novel...

There are over 117 airports in Turkey

The capital of turkey is Ankara


Temperate, hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters

The location is South Eastern Europe and South western Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria


National holiday

Republic Day, 29 October (1923)



Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimli (or Zaza), Azeri, Kabardian
note: there is also a substantial Gagauz population in the Europe part of Turkey


Religions Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni) , other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)




By Dean - Green group