Interesting Facts about Turkey

  • Ankara is the capital of Turkey and not Istanbul.
  • Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey.
  • It is the only city that is present in both Asia and Europe. The two sides of the city are connected by 2 bridges with a third under construction.
  • The Grand Bazzar is located in Istanbul. The shopping mall is 540 years old and is covered. It spans across 64 streets and has 4000 shops with 22 entrances and 25,000 workers.
  • Lake Van is the largest lake in Turkey.
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