Turkey has a unique strategic position between East and West which endows the country with over ten thousand years of rich history and cultural traditions. The Turkish lifestyle is a colorful mosaic connecting the modern and ancient worlds of Eastern and Western cultures and traditions. Modern Turkish culture is a synthesis of diverse and heterogeneous elements borrowed from other Anatolian, Mediterranean, European and Mesopotamian civilizations. Turkey is a country of diverse cultures, beliefs, ideas, nature and history. This diversity is reflected in the landscape which is the life support and habitat for 80 million people.