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Turkey


Situated where east meets west, Turkey has had front row seats—and been a star player—for the rise and fall of countless empires. And with that kind of epic history, it should be no surprise that Turkey is also a land of immense opportunity. Economically speaking, Turkey is a significant force due to its sheer population …

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From the Romans to the Ottomans and beyond, Turkey is one of the most historically, politically, and economically important nations in the world. From a political standpoint, Turkey has been an important player on the world stage and was a founding member of the United Nations as well as an early member of NATO, the …

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Though sometimes referred to as Turkey’s “second” city, the capital Ankara has plenty of charm and sites that make it anything but second rate. The name Ankara originates from the Celtic word Ancyra which means anchor—perhaps a strange name for a land-locked city. But, according to myth, King Midas—whose touch turned everything into gold—is buried …

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