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Turkey flag

The Turks are some of the most patriotic people we have ever met.  The bright red Turkish flag was impossible to miss wherever we went in the country.

Turkish flag and police hat Turkish flag
Turkish flag on Istanbul ferry
Nadir Gulluoglu with Turkish flag Turkish flag
Turkey flag in baklava Turkish flag and tulips

All forms of the Turkish flag including Nadir Gulluoglu, owner of the famous baklavaki, and his Turkish flag baklava