Monthly Archives: December 2012

Welcome To Turkey

Modern Turkey is a very young and dynamic country. In 1923 Turkey became a republic. This was brought about under the leadership of Atatürk who became Turkey’s president after the collapse of the old autocratic system (Ottoman Empire).

Turkey is …

Where is Cappadocia ?

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Situated in Central Anatolia, Cappadocia, because of its rich archeological heritage and its geological formations,is among those sites listed in the World’s Heritage List of UNESCO Convention for the Protection of World’s …

Cappadocia History

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KATPATUKYA which means land of lovely horses was the first known name of Cappadocia given by the Persians(5th.Century B.C.).Other civilizations are as follows; The first settlement of the Neolithic age (7000 BC.) …

FORMATION OF FAIRY CHIMNEYS

The interesting rock formations, known as “fairy chimneys”, have been formed as the result of the erosion of this tufa layer, sculpted by wind and flood water, running down on the slopes of the valleys. Water has found its way …