Turkey history and fun facts by xiaopangnv

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                                                                       Date last updated: 3/2/2012
   A snapshot perspectiv on emerging economy Turkey and 9
   comparison countries
   Hard facts are useful when making long-term business decisions.
   This file with data covers population, households, economics, business, politics, and includes more
   than 400 variables. Included is also a range of link to primary and secondary sources.
   It is provided for free!

   However, I would hope you provide me with some feedback if you find this useful.

   10 reasons to invest in Turkey:                                               See video about Turkey:
          1   Strong growth in economy - despite financial crises
          2   Large and Young population
          3   Competetive labour force
          4   Business friendly government/investment climate
          5   Improved infrastruture
          6   Location
          7   Energy corridor to Europe
          8   Low taxes
          9   Customs Unions with EU since 1996
         10   Growing domestic market



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A snapshot perspectiv on emerging economy Turkey and 9 comparison countries                                                                                                                                       www.per-spektiv.com/turkey
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      AreaCategory                                     Turkey   Rank
                                                                        Norway   Rank
                                                                                         Poland   Rank
                                                                                                          United States   Rank
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  1   Demography & Population Characteristics            1                2                3                   4                    5                     6                       7                8                  9               10
 89   Economy & Business
249   Household Consumption
300   State, Politics, Risks, Democracy & History
416   Geography & Environment
449   Mixed stats

      Links by country




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          Varius links to info resources in Turkey                                (all have all or some of the info in English)
         Please send an email to per.rohnebek@per-spektiv.com, and I will send you the password to unlock this sheet
  #      Area               What                                                 Link/URL
       1 Business           "Invest in Turkey" - goverment official              http://www.invest.gov.tr/en-US/Pages/Home.aspx

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       Turkey history and fun facts
   #   What
       ...The only city in the world located on two continents is Istanbul, which was the capital of three great empires, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman
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       for more than 2000 years.
   2 ...The world's oldest known human settlement is in Catalhoyuk, Turkey (7500 BC).
       ...Alexander the Great conquered a large territory in what is now Turkey and cut the Gordion Knot in the Phrygian capital
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       (Gordium) not far from Turkey's present-day capital (Ankara).
   4   ...Aesop, famous for his fables and parables, was born in Anatolia.
   5   ...Early Christians escaping Roman persecution nearly 2000 years ago sheltered in Cappadocia in Central Anatolia.
   6   ...Anatolia was producing wine as early as 4000BC.
   7   ...The first church ever built by man (St. Peter's Church) is located in Antioch (Antakya), in southern Turkey.
   8   ...Tradition in Turkey says that a stranger at one’s doorstep is considered "God’s guest" for at least three days
   9   ...St. Nicholas, who became popular as Santa Claus, was born in Demre on Turkey's Mediterranean Coast.
       ...Two of the seven ancient wonders of the world, the Temple of Artemis and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, are located in
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       Turkey.
  11   ...Abraham was born in Sanliurfa in Southeastern Turkey.
       ...Anatolia is the birthplace of historic legends, such as Omer (the poet), King Midas, Herodotus (the father of history) and St.
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       Paul the Apostle.
       ...Julius Ceasar proclaimed his celebrated words, "Veni, Vidi, Vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered) in Turkey when he defeated the
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       Pontus, a formidable kingdom in the Black Sea region of Turkey.
  14   ...Turks introduced coffee to Europe and the tulip to the Dutch.
       ...According to legend, Noah's Ark landed on Agri Dagi (Mount Ararat) in Eastern Turkey, the supposed remains of which can be
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       seen there today.
  16   ...The last home of the Virgin Mary is located in Selcuk, Turkey and, still intact.
  17   ...Part of Turkey's southwestern shore was a wedding gift that Mark Anthony gave to Cleopatra.
  18   ...St. John, St. Nicholas, St. Paul and St. Peter all lived and preached throughout Southern Anatolia.
  19   ...Homer was born in Izmir on the west coast of Turkey and he depicted Troy in his Epic the Iliad.
  20   ...The Trojan Wars took place in western Turkey, which is marked with a wooden statue of the Trojan Horse today.
  21   ...The first Ecumenical Council (325) was held in Iznik (Nicaea) in Western Turkey.
       ...Suleyman the Magnificent (the famous Ottoman Sultan) was a poet who wrote over 3000 poems, some of them criticizing the
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       greed of mankind.
  23   ...Turkey provides 70% of the world's hazelnuts; the nut in your chocolate bar is most probably grown in Turkey.
       ...The most valuable silk carpet in the world which has 144 knots per square centimeter is located in the Mevlana Museum in
  24   Konya. In the 13th century, Marco Polo wrote "the best and handsomest of rugs are woven here... and silks of crimson and
       other rich colors".
       ...Anatolia is the location of the first known beauty contest, judged by Paris, with Aphrodite, Hera and Athena as leading
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       participants.
  26 ...Noah’s Ark landed on Mount Ararat (Agri Dagi) in Eastern Turkey.
  27 ...Turkey is noted for having one of the three most famous and distinctive traditional cuisines in the world.

       Source: http://www.allaboutturkey.com/diduknow.htm


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