Anatolia

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Related to Anatolian Plateau: Asia Minor, Iranian plateau
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Aa After Ottoman defeat in the First World War, Turkish nationalism found expression in the idea of a Turkish republic confined to the Turkish heartland: the Anatolian plateau. The idea of empire was no longer feasible.
Armenians are an ancient Christian community, one of the oldest in the world, whose origins lie in the Anatolian plateau of Asia Minor.
Across the Anatolian Plateau: Readings in the Archaeology of Ancient Turkey.
Originally from the arid Anatolian Plateau in Turkey, the animals are well suited to Namibia's climatic extremes, and have been valued for thousands of years for their ability to guard vast open territories without human supervision.
Inland, the salty landscape of the Anatolian Plateau is bordered by the limestone peaks of the Taurus mountains along the Mediterranean to the south.
Behind the narrow coastal plain are the Taurus Mountains which protect the area year-round from the more extreme weather of the Anatolian plateau.