Tuesday, November 5, 2013



Region:  transcontinental country,
located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia
and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe.
Area Total: 783,562 km2
Coast Line: Black Sea, The Sea of Marmara, Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea
Capital: ANKARA
Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK
Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK (19 May 1881 (Conventional) – 10 November 1938) was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman,
writer, and the first President of Turkey.
He is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey.
His surname, Atatürk (meaning "Father of the Turks"), was granted to him (and forbidden to any other person) in 1934 by the Turkish parliament.
Mausoleum of Atatürk
Changing of the guards at the Mausoleum of ATATÜRK
2nd Turkish Grand National Assembly Republican Museum, Ankara
II. Turkish Grand National Assembly is an important building in which Atatürk's principals and reforms came to life, the most important decisions taken on the way to develop the new Republic by contemporary legislation, also where the international treaties and agreements made to increase Turkey's prestige and activities in the international arena and transition to multiple party system taken place between 1924 - 1960. II. Turkish Grand National Assembly played an important role in Turkish political history for a period of 36 years until 27 May 1960. After moving the Assembly to its new modern building in 1961, the building was allotted to the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO). The building functioned as the headquarters of CENTO between the years 1961 and 1979 and after the abolishing of CENTO in the same year, it was transferred to the Ministry of Culture. The decision was made to arrange the front section of the building as Museum of Republic and the rear section as the administration building for the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums. The museum section, after refurbishment and restorations, opened to public exhibition on 30 October 1981 as "Museum of Republic".
In 1930, leaving the parliament after the 7th-year celebration meeting.
Turkish Grand National Assembly
Ata Kule (Ata Tower), Ankara
Vadi Park ( Valley Park), Ankara
Gençlik Parki (Youth Park), Ankara
Gençlik Parki (Youth Park), Ankara
Kocatepe Mosque, Ankara

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