Named in honor of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder and first President of the modern Turkish republic.
is the international car registration for
The city was established over 3000 years ago at the intersection of caravan routes and at one time was part of the Roman Empire. It was declared capital of the new Turkish empire in 1923. It is one of the driest places in Turkey.
Administered by Middle East Technical University Computer Center.
Ararat was known, throughout the first and second millenium, as the landing place of Noah's Arc in the Old Testament.
Opened in 1988 in Istanbul, it spans the Bosphorus Strait.
Faith & Respect; Nominee for the new 7 wonders
Eurasia. Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria
Ararat is the largest and highest (16,940 feet, 5,165 m) volcano in Turkey. The volcano is thought to be the resting place of Noah's ark.
Now Izmir. A Greek ship-owner and business executive
1909-2003. (Istanbul) America’s best-known stage and screen directors
Group nouns: Rafter, flock
3,596 km. Iraq / Turkey / Iran / Syria
184 m high. 1614 m long. Euphrat (Firat) River
175 m high. Yesil Irmak River
199 m high. 580 m long. Göksu River
The Ottoman Empire, also known by its contemporaries as the Turkish Empire or Turkey was an empire that lasted from 1299–1923. It was succeeded by the Republic of Turkey, which was officially proclaimed on October 29, 1923.
1992, Released as a UK B-side 1973
November 2006 Beanie Baby of the Month.
Initially provided for British military of the Crimean War
Oldest in Istanbul and largest burial ground in Turkey
Also: Köfte, dolma & pilaf
An American Thanksgiving nightmare