Turkey in the Bible

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

Turkey is a Eurasian country that came into existence in 1920. It is situated in the Anatolian peninsula, located in Western Asia and Eastern Thrace. Paul, Peter, and John (the three great Apostles) are worked with churches in this area.

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

Satellite view of modern Turkey


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

Important biblical cities and areas located in Turkey include…

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Article Version: May 21, 2024