Selçuk

utc_offset_DST +3 official_name Selçuk image_skyline Selcuk.jpg image_caption The grand fortress of Selçuk on Ayasoluk Hill image_blank_emblem blank_emblem_type image_map İzmir location Selçuk.svg pushpin_map Turkey latd 37 latm 57 longd 27 longm 22 subdivision_type1 Region (Regions of Turkey) subdivision_name1 Aegean subdivision_type2 Province (Provinces of Turkey) subdivision_name2 İzmir area_footnotes

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, İzmir Province in Turkey, ). In 1914, it was renamed Selçuk after the Seljuk Turks who first led incursions into the region in the 12th century. File:Ac


Occupation of Smyrna

of the city of Smyrna (Izmir) (modern-day Izmir) and surrounding areas from 15 May 1919 until 9 September 1922. The Allied Powers (Allies of World War I) authorized the occupation and creation of the '''Zone of Smyrna''' (Greek: Ζώνη Σμύρνης) during negotiations regarding the partition of the Ottoman Empire to protect the ethnic Greek population living in and around the city. The Greek landing (Greek landing at Smyrna) on 15 May 1919 was celebrated by the local Greek population

. Greek landing at Smyrna thumb left Greek troops marching on Izmir (File:Greek army Smyrne 1919.jpg)'s coastal street, May 1919. thumb Greek soldiers taking their posts, May 1919. (File:Izmir15Mayis1919.jpg) On 14 May 1919, the Greek mission in Smyrna read a statement announcing that Greek troops would be arriving the next day in the city. Smith reports that this news was "received with great emotion" by the Greek population of the city

Ottoman system. Apart from the kaza of Smyrna and the adjacent area of Ayasoluk (Selçuk) which were under the direct control of the Smyrna High Commission, the remaining zone was divided into one province ( ''Ypodioikiseis''): Ödemiş, Tire (Tire, İzmir) (Thira), Bayındır (Vaindirion), Nympheon (Kemalpaşa), Krini (Çeşme), Karaburna, Sivrihisar, Urla, İzmir Vryula


Ankara

place behind the AKP in both local and general elections, with the MHP a close third, despite the fact that the MHP is politically stronger than the CHP in almost every other district. Overall, the AKP enjoys the most support throughout the city. The electorate of Ankara thus tend to vote in favour of the political right, far more so than the other main cities of Istanbul and İzmir. In retrospect, the 2013-14 protests against the AKP government (2013–14 protests in Turkey) were

) The Ankara Central Station is a major rail hub in Turkey. The Turkish State Railways operates passenger train service from Ankara to other major cities, such as: İstanbul, Eskişehir, Balıkesir, Kütahya, İzmir, Kayseri, Adana, Kars, Elâzığ, Malatya, Diyarbakır, Karabük, Zonguldak and Sivas. Commuter rail also runs between the stations of Sincan and Kayaş (Sincan-Kayaş Line). On 13 March 2009, the new Yüksek Hızlı Tren (YHT) High

against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. *2010 – Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake (2010 Yushu earthquake) in Yushu (Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture), Qinghai, China (People's Republic of China). This is a natural crossroads, the routes from Ankara to İzmir and from Istanbul to Antalya intersect here and Afyon is a popular stopping-place on these journeys. There are a number of well


Adapazarı

railway lines in the Ottoman Empire entered service in 1856; these were the Cairo-Alexandria line (1856) and the İzmir-Aydın line (1856), the latter being operated by the Oriental Railway Company. They were followed by the Köstence (Constanța)-Boğazköy (Cernavodă) railway line (1860); the Smyrne Cassaba & Prolongements (1863) which operated between İzmir, Afyon and Bandırma; the Rusçuk (Ruse, Bulgaria)–Varna railway line (1866); the Bucharest Bükreş

of Sandžak emigrated to Turkey as muhajirs (Muhajir (Turkey)). The emigration wave lasted from 1912 to 1970 . Education Gül

the six-years primary education. In 1921, they settled to Alanya. In 1922, she got a teaching qualification in Elmalı and was assigned as headteacher to Elmalı Girls' School. She graduated from the Bursa (Bursa, Turkey) Teachers College for Girls in 1925, and started to work as a primary school teacher in Izmir. She met Mustafa Kemal Atatürk the same year in October during his visit to Izmir. File:RukiyeSabihaAfetZehra.jpg thumb left 250px Left to right: Rukiye (Erkin), Sabiha Gökçen


Pago Pago International Airport

Menderes Airport Izmir Cumaovası Airport in Izmir, Turkey, crashes (1974 Turkish Airlines Izmir crash), and catches fire, killing 66 of the 73 people on board. * January 30 – The Pan American World Airways Boeing 707-321B (Boeing 707) ''Clipper Radiant'', operating as Flight 806 (Pan Am Flight 806), crashes during a heavy rainstorm on approach to Pago Pago International Airport in Pago Pago, American Samoa, killing 97 of the 101 people on board and injuring


Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

Site Category:Populated places in Tabuk Province (Category:Tabuk, Saudi Arabia) Category:Provincial capitals of Saudi Arabia Category:Jordan–Saudi Arabia border The first two railway lines in the Ottoman Empire entered service in 1856; these were the Cairo-Alexandria line (1856) and the İzmir-Aydın line (1856), the latter being operated by the Oriental Railway

Company . They were followed by the Köstence (Constanța)-Boğazköy (Cernavodă) railway line (1860); the Smyrne Cassaba & Prolongements (1863) which operated between İzmir, Afyon and Bandırma; the Rusçuk (Ruse, Bulgaria)–Varna railway line (1866); the Bükreş (Bucharest)-Yergöğü (Giurgiu) railway line (1869); the Chemins de fer Orientaux (1869) which operated between Vienna, Banja Luka, Saraybosna (Sarajevo), Niš, Sofia, Plovdiv Filibe


Edirne

with a 50 line capacity entered service in the ''Büyük Postane'' (Grand Post Office) of Sirkeci. The first two railway lines in the Ottoman Empire entered service in 1856; these were the Cairo-Alexandria line (1856) and the İzmir-Aydın line (1856), the latter being operated by the Oriental Railway Company. They were followed by the Köstence (Constanța)-Boğazköy (Cernavodă) railway line (1860); the Smyrne Cassaba &

; Prolongements (1863) which operated between İzmir, Afyon and Bandırma; the Rusçuk (Ruse, Bulgaria)–Varna railway line (1866); the Bükreş (Bucharest)-Yergöğü (Giurgiu) railway line (1869); the Chemins de fer Orientaux (1869) which operated between Vienna, Banja Luka, Saraybosna (Sarajevo), Niš, Sofia, Filibe (Plovdiv), Edirne and Istanbul (starting from 1889 between Paris and Istanbul as the Orient Express); the Chemin de Fer Moudania Brousse

to the Dolmabahçe Palace. * Romania has an embassy in Ankara, 2 consulates-general in Istanbul and İzmir., Romanian embassies in Turkey 4 honorary consulates (in Antalya, Bursa, Edirne and Konya) and Romanian Cultural Institute "Dimitrie Cantemir" in Istanbul. * Turkey has an embassy in Bucharest, a consulate-general in Constanţa and 2 honorary consulates (in Cluj-Napoca and Iaşi


Turkey

, Edremit (Edremit (District), Balıkesir) Gulf, Dikili Gulf, Çandarlı Gulf, İzmir Gulf, Kuşadası Gulf, Gulf of Gökova, Güllük Gulf. thumb right 250px The cliffs in Santorini Island, Greece (File:Cliffs of Santorini.jpg) Aegean surface water circulates in a counter-clockwise gyre (Ocean gyre), with hypersaline Mediterranean water moving northward along the west coast of Turkey, before being displaced by less dense Black Sea outflow. The dense

Western Thrace in the Treaty of Neuilly in November 1919 and Eastern Thrace and a zone around Smyrna in western Anatolia (already under Greek administration (Occupation of İzmir) since May 1919) in the Treaty of Sèvres of August 1920. The future of Constantinople was left to be determined. But at the same time, a nationalist movement (Turkish National Movement) had arisen in Turkey, led by Mustafa Kemal (Kemal Atatürk) (later Kemal Atatürk), who set up a rival

;text-align:right;" 2 % - '''Lydia''' ( ) was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkish (Turkey) provinces of Manisa (Manisa Province) and inland İzmir (Izmir Province). Its


Bosra

, where he was beaten. The Caliph then laid siege to Mosul for three months without success, resisted by Mas'ud and Zengi. It was nonetheless a milestone in the caliphate's military revival. The first two railway lines in the Ottoman Empire entered service in 1856; these were the Cairo-Alexandria line (1856) and the İzmir-Aydın line (1856), the latter being operated by the Oriental Railway Company. They were followed by the Constanța

Köstence -Boğazköy (Cernavodă) railway line (1860); the Smyrne Cassaba & Prolongements (1863) which operated between İzmir, Afyon and Bandırma; the Rusçuk (Ruse, Bulgaria)–Varna railway line (1866); the Bükreş (Bucharest)-Yergöğü (Giurgiu) railway line (1869); the Chemins de fer Orientaux (1869) which operated between Vienna, Banja Luka, Saraybosna (Sarajevo), Niš, Sofia, Filibe (Plovdiv), Edirne and Istanbul (starting from 1889 between


Giurgiu

in the Ottoman Empire entered service in 1856; these were the Cairo-Alexandria line (1856) and the İzmir-Aydın line (1856), the latter being operated by the Oriental Railway Company. They were followed by the Köstence (Constanța)-Boğazköy (Cernavodă) railway line (1860); the Smyrne Cassaba & Prolongements (1863) which operated between İzmir, Afyon and Bandırma; the Rusçuk (Ruse, Bulgaria)–Varna railway line (1866); the Bükreş (Bucharest)- Giurgiu Yergöğü


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