Saturday, July 25, 2009

Turkish fantastic wallpapers

First set of pictures are from Anakra.

Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. The city has a mean elevation of 850 metres (2,800 ft), and as of 2007 the city had a population of 4,751,360, which includes eight districts under the city's administration.[1] Ankara also serves as the capital of Ankara Province.

As with many ancient cities, Ankara has gone by several names over the ages: The Hittites gave it the name Ankuwash before 1200 BC.[2][3] The Galatians and Romans called it Ancyra. In the classical, Hellenistic, and Byzantine periods it was known as ?????? (?nkyra, meaning Anchor) in Greek. The local Armenians called it Enkare. The city was also known in the European languages as Angora after its conquest by the Seljuk Turks in 1073, and continued to be internationally called with this name until it officially became Ankara with the Turkish Postal Service Law of 1930.[4]

This is the largest mosque in Ankara .. The name means Kojatbh Kocatepe Altbp large ..

The second set of pictures are from Istanbul,

stanbul (Turkish: ?stanbul; historically Byzantium and Constantinople; see the other names of Istanbul) is the largest city in Turkey and fifth largest city proper in the world with a population of 12.6 million. Istanbul is also a megacity, as well as the cultural and financial centre of Turkey. The city covers 27 districts of the Istanbul province.[3] It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and encompasses the natural harbour known as the Golden Horn, in the northwest of the country. It extends both on the European (Thrace) and on the Asian (Anatolia) sides of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents.

In its long history, Istanbul has served as the capital city of the Roman Empire (330–395), the East Roman (Byzantine) Empire (395–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922). The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010. The historic areas of Istanbul were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.[4]

Kizkulesi - The Maiden's Tower located on a small island in the bosphorus.

Now you will see Izmir, the 3rd major city of Turkey
She is located on the west coast of Turkey in the Aegian Sea which is shared by Greece.

?zmir, historically Smyrna, is Turkey's third most populous city and the country's largest port after Istanbul. It is located along the outlying waters of the Gulf of ?zmir, by the Aegean Sea. It is the seat of ?zmir Province, which has an area of 7350 km2. The city of ?zmir is composed of ten metropolitan districts (Balçova, Bornova, Buca, Ci?li, Gaziemir, Güzelbahçe, Kar??yaka, Konak, Menemen, and Narl?dere,), each with its own distinct features and temperament. The total area of the nine districts is 855 km2 (330 sq mi) and together these districts constitute the area of the ?zmir Metropolitan Municipality headed by the Mayor of ?zmir. The total population of the metropolitan municipality was 2,649,582 by the end of 2007.[1] Of these, 2,606,294 were living in central Izmir, consisting of the nine district centres of the metropolitan municipality.[2

A view from Konak Pier.

The view from the upper part of the elevator district.

Finally, these pictures will show you some of the best Mediterranean coasts.

Alanya - Millions of tourists visit this town every year.

View of Kizilkule (Red Tower) in Alanya

A different place

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