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Turizm.net: Tourist information site on religion in Turkey - Short history of religion from the establishment of Christianity.

Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture: Multilingual official website of the Turkish Ministry of Culture. Information on history, culture, and art.

Anatolian Civilizations: A virtual gallery of artifacts and art of Anatolia from prehistory to modern times.

Catalhoyuk: A Neolithic Archaeological site, Çatalhöyük was one of the first sites where agriculture was practiced, at the dawn of civilization. In English.

Mevlana: The Whirling Dervishes, an integral part of Turkish culture, are a Sufi offshoot of Islam.

Ottoman Civilization: Another personal website about Osmanli (the Turkish name for what Europeans call Ottoman Turks) history.

Turkish music: Samples of Turkish music in MIDI format.


Links about this country's economy.

Government and Politics

The Constitution of the Republic of Turkey: New constitution of the Republic of Turkey, in English

Turkey.org: The official website of the Republic of Turkey's Embassy in the United States. Features business pages with economic stats, traveling info, politics, and culture. See what events are coming up and read recent news articles.

Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs: information about the ministry, foreign policy, news and newspapers, consular information, diplomatic archives, and publications.

Office of the Prime Minister: Directorate General of Press and Information. Bilingual in English and Turkish

The Kurdistan Workers Party: The Kurdistan Workers Party -- on the U.S. Department of State list of terrorist organizations. (Note that this site is maintained at a US University.) In English

Ozgurluk: Political website, "Uncensored News About the Democratic Struggle in Turkey"


Turkish Daily News: English-language Turkish Newspaper


Rough Translation of the Quran: An English translation of the Quran online.

The Crusades and the Rise of Islam: Another history of religion in Turkey - including the Crusades, with additional links concerning Islam.

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