FUN Facts about Turkey-from Archaeologous

FUN  Facts about Turkey

It's really interesting to learn a few interesting things you can impress your friends with when you travel.  Get ready for your Turkey vacation with these.

**  The Turks introduced coffee to Europe.

** Turkey has the 3rd largest present in the world on Facebook.

** Two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,are in Turkey. They are: The Temple of Artemis  (Diana) (4 x’s as large as the Parthenon)  built at Ephesus, which was part of the Greek Empire at the time and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus.

** Tulips are not from Holland. They are from Turkey and were a gift "to" the Dutch people.

** The median age in Turkey is 28.9. Turkey is a young society with more than half the total population under the median age as of Jan. 2010.