Religions

Judaism

The Judaism have been living with Jews in Turkey for 2400 years. According to archeologists, there were Jewish communities even during 5th century BC. Portugal¬† queen Isabel had asked them either leaving the country or changing believes to Christianity in 1480. Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II had invited them to Istanbul to live together. So many …

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Christianity

Istanbul has been the seat of the Ecumenical Patriarchate since 4th century AD. It does continue to serve as the seat of some other Orthodox churches, such as the Turkish Orthodox Church and the Armenian Patriarchate. After moving the capital of Roman Empire to Constantinople, this city have become the capital of Christianity nearly for …

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Islam

93% of population in Turkey is Muslim. Since 10th century, Islam have become the most practiced religion in Anatolia. Anatolia means Turkey today. Most of Muslims in Turkey are Sunnis. Also There are some Alawites in Muslim community. Also %5 Christian and %2 Jews living in Turkey. Istanbul had been the final seat of the …

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