Turkey is on the Mediterranean, in the Anatolian region of West
, with a small section in Southeastern
separated by the Turkish Straits from Asia.
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“Istanbul was Constantinople. Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople” — Jimmy Kennedy, Istanbul, 1953 As the above, profound lyrics demonstrate, Istanbul is not Constantinople.
Tekirdağ is a city of 108,000 in
, on the northern shoreline of the Sea of Marmara.
Edirne is a city in
, in northwest Turkey. It lies on the gently rolling Thracian plains and just east of confluence of Maritsa, Tundzha, and Arda Rivers, known in Turkish as Meriç, Tunca, and Arda, respectively.
Marmara is a region in northwestern Turkey. It is Turkey's bridge and connection to Europe.
Mediterranean Turkey is a region in Turkey. It occupies entire southern coast of Turkey and some places more inland.
Aegean Turkey is in Turkey. It occupies the western part of the country, including the western coast across from a wide arch of Greek islands and some places more inland.
Central Anatolia is a region of Turkey. It occupies country's central plateau, which is mostly a steppe.
Southeastern Anatolia, unofficially known in a geographical sense as Turkish Kurdistan, is a region in the south east of Turkey.
Eastern Anatolia is a region in Turkey. It occupies the mountainous east of the country and has the harshest winters.
Black Sea Turkey
Black Sea Turkey in northern Turkey, is a humid and verdant region renowned for its natural beauty thanks to the high precipitation levels distributed evenly throughout the year.
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