Interesting facts about Turkey

October 7, 2009 | In: Countries facts

Turks introduced coffee to Europe.

The highest peak in Turkey is Mount Agri (5,166 m). It is also said to be the place where Noah’s Ark came to rest.

Turkey is one of the riches countries in species of flowers due to its varied landscape and climate.

Turks gave the Dutch their famous tulips.

Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey by population, is the only city in the world which is built on two continents (Asia and Europe).

Abraham was born in Southeastern Turkey.

The word “turquoise” comes from “Turk” derived from the crystal blue Mediterranean.

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