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Anatolia

(ăn'ətō`lēə) [Gr.,=sunrise], Asian part of Turkey, usually synonymous with Asia MinorAsia Minor,
great peninsula, c.250,000 sq mi (647,500 sq km), extreme W Asia, generally coterminous with Asian Turkey, also called Anatolia. It is washed by the Black Sea in the north, the Mediterranean Sea in the south, and the Aegean Sea in the west.
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Anatolia

the Asian part of Turkey, occupying the peninsula between the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Aegean: consists of a plateau, largely mountainous, with salt lakes in the interior
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(12) examined two hypervariable regions of the mtDNA in a larger cohort constituting individuals well distributed in different geographical regions of Anatolian peninsula. In the study, 75 unrelated Turkish subjects from all around the Anatolia were examined for allelic sequence polymorphism of the CR of human mtDNA.
The main reason of this variety is the admixture genetic makeup of Anatolian peninsula as well as studied subjects of this study.
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The Turkish Engine Center, which is being built at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport on the Anatolian peninsula in Turkey, will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the CFM5 engine family and V2500-A5 engine.
At the beginning of the second millennium B.C., an Indo-European people, the Hittites, entered the Anatolian peninsula via the Caucasus and gradually absorbed the Hatti.
The joint venture, which is being built at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport on the Anatolian peninsula in Turkey, will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the CFM5 engine family and V2500-A5 engine.
"...Turkey's tragedy is that the 11th Seljuk conquerors of the Anatolian peninsula became masters of a majority Christian population, a cradle of Greek culture for two millennia, in which the oldest and hardiest ethnicity, the Armenians, held fast to the Christian religion they adopted in 301 AD.
Gul said the Anatolian peninsula had housed many different cultures throughout the history, adding that those cultures had achieved to live side by side in peace.