These sites are about the country of Turkey. Students can view maps, movies, and photographs. Several sites have audio files. Included is an eThemes resource on the religion of Islam.
Britannica Concise: Turkey
Students can read this encyclopedia entry on Turkey and study the maps and flag. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site has maps of Turkey and Asia. Students have access to an almanac and an encyclopedia entry on Turkey. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site has tables containing the population numbers for the administrative units of Turkey.
CIA World Fact Book: Turkey
Students can read information in many categories such as "Military," "Communications," "Transportation," and more.
BBC: Country Profile: Turkey
This site has a timeline of Turkey. Students can also listen to the Turkish national anthem.
PBS: Portraits of Ordinary Muslims
Students can find out why head scarves are banned in Turkey. RealPlayer is needed to view the video.
Students can print out and color the Turkish flag and then try the quiz.
National Geographic: Turkey
Students can print out this map in PDF format.
This tour site has a handbook with information on the language, foods, and religion of Turkey. Click on "How to Bargain" for tips on shopping in Turkey. Students can also listen to a short music clip.
An Introduction to the Foods of Turkey
This site describes the food of Turkey and some of the herbs used in food preparation.
Children and the Earthquake in Turkey
This site has photographs and children's writings of the earthquake.
ThinkQuest: All about Turkey
This student authored site has information on the geography, language, culture, and history of Turkey.
BBC: Turkish Girls in Literacy Battle
Students can read this article about the struggle for Turkish girls to enter a school.
eThemes Resource: World Religions: Islam
These websites are about Islam. There is historical information about the prophet Muhammad and his life, the founding and spread of Islam, timelines, maps, and videos. Learn about Muslim communities throughout the world today.