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The Determination of The Rural Area Cultural Landscape Resources: The Case of The Four Villages from The Troya (Canakkale-Turkey)

Journal: COMU Journal of Agriculture Faculty (Vol.5, No. 1)

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Page : 87-97

Keywords : Agriculture; Canakkale; Cultural landscape; Rural area; Troya Historical National Park;

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The term of cultural landscape involves the diversity created in the environment of the region in time as a result of the interrelations between the human and his natural environment, and studies in that direction. Therefore, the most important cultural landscape element is “Agriculture”. In this study, the four villages (Kumkale, Tevfikiye, Çıplak, Halileli), attached to Çanakkale taking place in the nearest of Troya Historical National Park, were taken into consideration. There were determined agricultural products of the region and cultural landscape inventory, analyzed with a table and created map. These chosen region was found to be significant because they witnessed various civilizations for centuries and it was aimed to use them by protecting agriculture production and used land. For this purpose, as a method, first of all, the progression of accommodation units in that region through the historical process was examined and inventory of historical archeological elements which reflected on the present day and their present conditions were determined. Then, information forms have been prepared in order to determine the cultural heritage values of tangible and non-tangible cultural heritage, traditions and customs in the field. As a result, tables were created, analyzes were made with the information obtained from these forms, a cultural landscape map was created and suggestions were developed about using the space.

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