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The Country That Lies in Two Continents

We have always had to know that it is a collection of countries that make up a continent but then did you ever think that there could be a country lying in Two Continents. It sounds quite funny but then it is the reality and this is the country.

Turkey popularly known as the Republic of Turkey is a country that was created after the overthrow of Sultan Mehmet VI Vahdettin by the new Republican Parliament in 1922.

Turkey's territory is made up of Anatolia which is the Asian part of Turkey and Eastern Thrace which is the European part of Turkey. What does this mean? This is simply and indication that part of Turkey lies in the Asian continent while the other lies in the continent of Europe.

What then separates this two continents and how do you know whether you are in Asian or European Turkey?

The Bosporous bridge

What separates the Asian and European Turkey is simply a Bosporous bridge. This is the very bridge that marks the boundary between Asia and Europe.

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