Asia | Europe | TURKEY - FW (country No. 17)
Introducing the "Flag of Turkey" postcard - a must-have for postcard collectors and enthusiasts of geography and national flags. Measuring 4 by 6 inches (10.5 x 15 centimeters), this classic size postcard is accepted by all national postal carriers without extra charges. Made from durable cardboard with a weight of 315 grams per square meter, this matte coated postcard is protected by a plastic foil on the design side to protect the colors and withstand postal transit conditions.
Turkey is a country located in both Europe and Asia. The majority of the country is located in Southeast Europe and a smaller portion is located in Western Asia. It is bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest, Georgia to the northeast, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the east, Iraq and Syria to the southeast, and the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea to the west, south and north respectively.
The flag of Turkey is made up of a white star and crescent on a red background. The star and crescent symbol is an ancient symbol of the Ottoman Empire and it has been associated with Turkey for centuries. The red color symbolizes the blood shed for the country's independence and the white star and crescent symbolize the country's connection to the Islamic faith.
The flag was officially adopted on June 5, 1936, and it has been the national flag ever since. The flag of Turkey is also known as "Ay yıldızlı bayrak" (Crescent and Star flag) and it is considered as one of the most recognizable flags in the world.
The flag of Turkey is unique as it is the only national flag that features the star and crescent symbol, it is a symbol of the country's connection to the Islamic faith and its Ottoman past, the red color symbolizes the country's struggle for independence and the white color symbolizes the country's aspirations for peace and prosperity.
This postcard offers an educational perspective on the country, including information as unique facts, famous facts and history points of the country.
Here are 5 benefits:
- High-quality design and materials for a durable postcard that will stand the test of time.
- Matte coated finish and plastic foil to protect the colors and protect the postcard during transit.
- Public information about Turkey, its geographical position and its neighbours.
- Perfect for postcard collectors, people who send postcards via postcrossing platform, people who like to write and receive postcards in their mailbox, collectors of Maps and Flags postcards.
- Classic size postcard 4 by 6 inches, accepted by all national postal carriers without extra charges.
Get your hands on the "Flag of Turkey" postcard and add a unique and educational piece to your postcard collection today!
Aout this item
Classic Regular Postcard size: 10.5 cm by 15 cm = 4 x 6 inches = the standard for the postcard for most of the countries in the world – is the standard for postcard made by UPU (Universal Postal Union) – and implemented by USPS, La Poste, Royal Mail, PTT, Correos, Post NL. Deutsche Post and many other postal administrations.
Material: Made of 100% brand new and high-quality hard paper – 315 grams/ square meter = 5.5 grams per card – thicker than average – special chosen for hard transport conditions through postal services; Plastic film coat matte.
Perfect for collecting, postcrossing, scrapbooking, parties invitations or just sending a note to a friend. You can use them also for your private swaps organized with your virtual friends.
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