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Around the Globe: Turkey

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

As we get close to Turkey you’ll see it’s situated in a very strange place, right on the border between Europe and Asia. The Sea of Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles (known together as the Turkish Straits) divide the two continents, and also divide the city of Istanbul (Constantinople). This makes Istanbul the only city in the world to span two continents.

 

The Missing Queen

B. C. Gittleson

To say that I was delighted is an understatement. Ecstatic was more like it. But let me start from the beginning.

 

Growing Up in Turkey

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Ilya Cohen now lives in Boston, in the US. But until the age of 17, he lived in Gaziantep, the sixth largest city in Turkey. Gaziantep is in Southeast Turkey, about 40 miles from the Syrian border.



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