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Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north.

Spotlight: Who to follow in Turkey on Twitter

Upcoming Events

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Recommended Reading

Turkey Habitat III

News Coverage

http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/features/don-t-read-all-about-it-1.528592
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com - https://twitter.com/HDNER
http://www.haberdar.com - https://twitter.com/Haberdar

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/TurkeyTravelPlanner

Twitter

@DionNissenbaum
@marklowen
@CultHeritageTR
@kvmgm
@TCUNESCO
@Turkey_Home
https://twitter.com/MahirZeynalov

Parks

General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks of Turkey -
@VeyselEroglu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_parks_of_Turkey

tourism portals

http://www.tourismturkey.org - https://twitter.com/Turkey_Home
http://www.gototurkey.co.uk

Government

http://www.csb.gov.tr/turkce/index.php

Recommended Listening

Turkey and its neighbours - Turkey has become a significant economic and political force over the last decade but recent events in the Middle East have forced it to reassess its relationships in the region. We look at the recent political history of this Muslim democracy.

Elsewhere on the Web

What the &%#$?! Turkey Edition - Tim Leffel
http://www.naturelifemagazine.com
Turkey Travel Planner - Facebook
Turkey Travel Forum
http://www.kultur.gov.tr
https://www.flightradar24.com/airport/ist/map - @flightradar24

References

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Turkey

Wikipedia

Turkey
Turkish_delight
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Turkey
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karab%C3%BCk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levant

#40whc spotlight: Archaeological site of Ani

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ani
http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5725
http://www.virtualani.org

Ankara

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankara

Antalya

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/antalya-attracting-new-breed-of-underwater-tourist.aspx?pageID=238&nID=101014&NewsCatID=379

Bursa

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bursa

Cappadocia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cappadocia
http://www.kookaburramotel.com - http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g297983-d1586031-Reviews-s1-Kookaburra_Pension-Goreme_Cappadocia.html

Gallipoli

gallipoli

Göbekli Tepe

Göbekli Tepe
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/gobekli-tepe-the-worlds-first-temple-83613665



Istanbul

istanbul

Munzur Valley National Park

http://www.munzurvalley.com
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/forums/europe-eastern-europe-the-caucasus/turkey/munzur-valley-national-park
http://www.munzurvalley.com

Safranbolu

http://wikitravel.org/en/Safranbolu
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/614
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safranbolu
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/central-anatolia/safranbolu
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g298009-Safranbolu-Vacations.html
http://karabuk.university
http://en.360safranbolu.com
https://www.facebook.com/SAFRANBOLUTIOFFICE

World Heritage

worldheritage40
http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/tr
http://kulturvarliklari.gov.tr - @CultHeritageTR
https://www.izlesene.com/kulturturizmbak




Headlines: Coup Attempt

https://theconversation.com/censored-thoughts-on-the-fate-of-turkish-democracy-62938
Erdogan's post-coup crackdown
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2016/07/how-erdogan-made-turkey-authoritarian-again/492374/
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/courts-in-turkey-order-generals-admirals-jailed-pending-trial-after-coup-attempt/article30975581/
The failed Turkish coup
Who did it? Why now? And other questions about the coup attempt in Turkey
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/07/16/turkey-coup-attempt-livestream-facebook-live-periscope/87168060
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/07/what-caused-the-turkish-coup-attempt-214057
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-16/turkish-crowds-heed-president's-call-to-protest/7634570
https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/15/facebook-twitter-and-youtube-blocked-in-turkey-during-reported-coup-attempt
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/turkish-military-in-attempted-coup-prime-minister-says-225627
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/situation-largely-under-control-after-coup-attempt-turkish-pm-.aspx?pageID=517&nID=101669&NewsCatID=341
http://globalnews.ca/news/2827775/turkey-pm-says-soldiers-making-illegal-attempt-to-take-power
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Turkish_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat_attempt
https://www.facebook.com/topic/Turkey/112441795436856?source=whfrt&position=1&trqid=6307750191453126575
https://twitter.com/RT_Erdogan
Hashtag: #Turkeycoup

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The photo that encapsulates Turkey’s protests and the severe police crackdown
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