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Hey Kids! Did you know that WPB has a sister city in another country?Mersin, Turkey is the sister city to our very own West Palm Beach. SPACE
Facts about Mersin:
- Mersin is also called Icel Pronunciation: mer-`sEn or E-chel
- Mersin is on the South Eastern coast of Turkey and is a major port city on the Mediterranean.
- The population was 537,842 in 2000 (WPB population: 98,774) http://www.geohive.com/cntry/turkey.aspx
- You can take a ferry from Mersin to Cypress
Facts about Turkey:
- The population is: 76,805,524 (U.S. population: 307,006,550)
- Turkey is located in the Middle East, bordering both of the continents Asia and Europe.
- The official language is Turkish.
If you want to find out more information about Turkey, check out this link to our Online WorldBook database! http://www.worldbookonline.com/wbdiscover/article?id=ar832020&st=turkey