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Turkey

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when was Turkey's economic crisis?
2000- early 2001
financial aid from ____ has stabilized Turkeys economy
IMF
what is still a problem with Turkey's economy?
inflation
what was Turkey's GDP in 2002?
468 billion
what are the GDP sectors?
agriculture- 13% industry- 30% services- 57%
what was the unemployment rate in 2002?
10.8%
what are 3 major exports?
textiles, leather, figs
what are 3 major imports?
crude oil, chemicals, machinery
name 3 countries that are major trading partners
Germany, U.S., Russia
what is significant about the city of troy?
Trojan war
what is the largest city in Turkey?
Istanbul
what is the famous thing made in Iznik?
blue tiles
what are found in Cappadocia?
ancient churches
Where is the ancient capitol of Hittites?
Haltusas
What is found is Ephesus?
Temple of Artemus one of the seven great wonders of the ancient world
where was the center of Greek culture and learning?
Pergamum
what is found in Aspendos?
one of the best preserved theaters in the ancient world
houses the works of the works of the founder of the Whirling Dervishes
Mausoleum of Mevlana.. in Konya
official name
republic of Turkey
capitol
Ankara
government
Republican parliamentary democracy
what percent in Kurdish and what percent is Turkish?
80% Turkish 20% Kurdish
what is the main religion?
Islam