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About Turkey

Turkey, country that occupies a unique geographic position, lying partly in Asia and partly in Europe. Throughout its history it has acted as both a barrier and a bridge between the two continents.

A richly historical land with some of the best cuisine you will ever taste, scenery from beaches to mountains and the great city of İstanbul.

The country blends influences from the Mediterranean, Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Balkans.

Turkey caters for all, with its mesmorizig architecture, and mazes of city bizaars, shopping disrcts and tourist hotspots.

With a population of 79 million people, Turkey is a popular destination for leisure and business.

Turkey is among the top twenty economies in the world, although agriculture still accounts for 30% of jobs in Turkey, the economy relies on industrial and service sector output for its growth.

It has oil and natural gas reserves. along with being a key distribution point for Middle Eastern and Central Asia oil and natural gas moving to Europe and to ports for export overseas.

 Known As Turkey
Capital Ankara
Head Of State Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Form of Government Presidential republic
Location Bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to its northwest; Georgia to its northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south
Size 783,562 km²
Population 80.81 million (2018)
Ethnic Make-Up About 80% of the population is Turkish. The major ethnic minority (by mother tongue), the Kurds, is estimated at 20%. Arabs, Turkmen, Circassians, Greeks, and others
Currency Turkish lira
Dialing Code +90