Turkey in the Bible

also known as: Asia Minor, Asian Turkey, Anatolia, Anatolian peninsula, Anatolian plateau

Turkey is a Eurasian country situated in the Anatolian peninsula, located in Western Asia, and Eastern Thrace, located in southeastern Europe.

Modern Turkey is a secular state with no official religion, but 99 percent of its citizens are Muslim.

During biblical times, this strategic area had other names and was dominated or inhabited by the…

Important cities and areas included…

Satellite view of modern Turkey

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Article Version: June 5, 2019