Geography of Turkey questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of Turkey. Where was this photo taken?In Cappadocia. Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia (Turkey). Despite lack of sea, the area is a popular tourist destination mostly for its unique geological features. The rocks of Cappadocia eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms, creating one of the most picturesque landscapes in the world.Created by: MarcusXhard 55% in Crimeain Crimea883in Tasmaniain Tasmania3993in Andalusiain Andalusia3588in Cappadociain Cappadocia10652tourist attractions riddles » Where is the capital of Turkey?At point 4. Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. It is located in central Anatolia.Created by: Debbie Foxhard 50% at point 1at point 13086at point 2at point 25072at point 3at point 36407at point 4at point 414848Turkey riddles » What was the first name of Istanbul?Byzantium. In 660 BC, the city was founded as the colony of Megara and named to honour its king Byzas. In 324 AD, Constantine the Great made it an eastern capital of Roman Empire. The city was then renamed Nea Roma; however, most simply called it Constantinople.Created by: Kasiahard 42% ByzantiumByzantium9513ConstantinopleConstantinople10099StambulStambul1974TroyTroy720history of Turkey riddles » Which major city is that?Istanbul. The city is easily recognizable due to Bosphorus strait dividing it into two parts located on different continents. Istambul's commercial and historical center is situated in Europe, while one third of its population live in Asia.Created by: Kasiaaverage 66% New YorkNew York1985IstanbulIstanbul14113YokohamaYokohama1902CopenhagenCopenhagen3361satellite images riddles » What is the currency of Turkey?Lira. The Guinness Book of Records ranked the Turkish lira as the world's least valuable currency in 1995 and 1996, and again from 1999 to 2004. In the last decade, the Turkish lira stabilized against the U.S. dollar and the euro.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 50% liralira7469dinardinar4531euroeuro922rialrial1993currencies riddles » Play Turkey quiz and see all the questions.