AFYONKARAHİSAR HALK TAKVİMİNİN SICAKLIK VERİLERİ İLE KARŞILAŞTIRILMASI/ The Comporision of Folk Celendar with Temperatue Data of Afyonkarahisar

M.Ali Özdemir, Okan Bozyurt
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Folk calendar is used all over the Turkey. Because of the
differences in climate, folk calendar changes according to different
types of region. On the other hand, the names in regions which have
some climatic conditions, also depends on environs. Folk calendars
are products of natural and cultural environments. Generally, social
relations, religious ceremonies and also the death of a respected
person can construct folk calendar. But natural events are the main
factor in terms ofconstructing folk calendar, especially.
One ofthe most interesting thing ofthe folk calendar which is
used in our country, is that the memorable days and terms of folk
calendar, which is used in cities located in the west of Turkey, occur
earlier as 2 or 3 days in relation to the date ofthe memorable days and
terms offolk calendar in cities which are located in the East of Turkey.
Because, air masses go from west to East. For this reason, the
memorable days and terms offolk calendar in Afyon which is located
in the west of Turkey, occur earlier as 1 or 2 days in relation to east
regions. Additionally, there is a clear symmetric form in folk calendar.
This form is highly clear in the period of 6 months. Natural seasons
and sub-natural seasons were determined in Afyonkarahisar and 10
natural seasons which are effective different period and different ratio,
have been lived in Afyonkarahisar. Natural season and folk calendar
are similar in base, but sub-natural seasons and folk calendar are
different ill details ill Afyonkarahisar.

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