Turkey (country)

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Turkey was a country in west Asia and east Europe.

Geography[edit | edit source]

The city of Istanbul was in Turkey. (PROSE: Shadowmind) Turkey had access to Mediterranean Sea. (PROSE: The Stone House)

The Eastern Roman Empire was located where Turkey later was. (PROSE: Shadowmind) The city of Byzantium (later named Constantinople, then Istanbul) marked the gateway between Europe and Asia. (PROSE: Byzantium!)

History[edit | edit source]

19th century[edit | edit source]

Ace considered the Ottoman Empire, an Empire present at least in the 19th century, to be synonymous with Turkey. (AUDIO: The Angel of Scutari)

During the 19th century, Theodore Maxtible travelled to European Turkey to learn more about the area, following preliminary talks of his financing a railway line through the Bosphorus region. There, Maxtible met mute Turk Kemel when his coach was repaired in the Tekir Dag mountains. Maxtible offered Kemel employment back in the United Kingdom. (PROSE: The Evil of the Daleks)

20th century[edit | edit source]

Turkey did not get involved in World War II. However, they also operated agents in occupied territories. One of their male agents in Paris in a misguided attempt to blend in adopted the alias Chanel Parfum. (PROSE: The Turing Test)

21st century[edit | edit source]

In 2003, Bernice Summerfield and Jason Kane went to Turkey on separate archaeological expeditions to find Noah's Ark. (PROSE: Eternity Weeps)

In 2007, Ace went to Turkey and, with the aid of Miss David, hired a group of Kurdish mercenaries to help her secure the barrel containing Vincent Wheaton. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Warhead)

In 2008, a call centre owned by Ephraim Salt was located in the city of Izmir in western Turkey. (AUDIO: Fall to Earth)

In 2016, a camp for refugees from Syria was situated in Kahramanmaras, near the border with Syria. (PROSE: The Stone House)

References[edit | edit source]

Due to his rudimentary knowledge of Earth, Mr Copper thought that the people of the UK went to war with Turkey every Christmas, after which they would then eat the people of Turkey. (TV: Voyage of the Damned)

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