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The fortress on Bozcaada island, Turkey      (Zafer Bayramınız kutlu olsun!) | by Frans.Sellies
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The fortress on Bozcaada island, Turkey (Zafer Bayramınız kutlu olsun!)

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Bozcaada is a small island in the north Aegean, a district of Çanakkale province. The third biggest island in Turkey, it is situated close to the entrance of the Dardanelles.

 

The settlements are clustered around the town centre, in the north east of the island. This is the only village on the island. Bozcaada has an area of 37.6 km2 and is 38 km in circumference.

 

The island is only 6 km away from the ferry boat pier on the main land. Transportation is provided by ferries, and the journey lasts for half an hour on average.

The whole of Bozcaada is a natural and historical preservation and conservation site. No archaeological expeditions have been carried out on the island so far. Yet, it has a rich history carrying the traces of all those diverse civilisations that set foot on it. Bozcaada was formerly known as Tenedos.

see also: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenedos

 

Türkçe : tr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bozcaada,_%C3%87anakkale

 

Submitted: 29/12/2017

Accepted: 06/01/2018

 

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Taken on August 8, 2011