Religion and Population
The population of Turkey is 82.300.000. This exists with a large proportion of young people under the age of 31.
The most Populated cities are Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir. These cities also include Bursa, Adana and Antalya.
Religion in Turkey
The Republic of Turkey is a secular state. This means separation of Church and state. In this way, the state guarantees religious freedom to all citizens in the country. The largest part in Turkey takes Muslim. About 80,000 mosques, Cem houses, churches and synagogues are located throughout the country.
Religious celebrations in Turkey
The holy month of Ramadan, which is considered by Muslims to be the Fast month when it is over, 3 days are declared as official holidays. Another is the sacrifice festival. Muslims Prophet. Abraham wanted to sacrifice his son to God. Instead, God sent him sheep the He should to God. The feast of Sacrifice serves to a large extent that the animals are slaughtered and distributed to people in need or to friends and relatives. This festival lasts 4 days.
You can visit the world famous prayer houses on your holiday, you can roam freely through all religions.