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Welcome to TURKEY

TURKEY is bordered on the west by Greece and Bulgaria, on the east by Azerbaijan,Georgia, Armenia and Iran and in the south by Iraq and Syria. TURKEY also surrounded by three seas; Black Sea to the north, the Aegean Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Located within

TURKEY, there are two vital straits; The Bosphorus, which connects the Black Sea to the Inland Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles, which connects the Sea of Marmara to Aegean Sea.

Istanbul is the only bridge between Asia and Europe. Ankara is the capital of TURKEY. Women and men possess equal rights and today women occupy important positions in every sector of the Turkish economic and social life.

TURKEY is both a very old and very new country. Every year around 10 million tourists visit TURKEY. With rapid development of both summer and winter resorts, more and more people around the world are able to enjoy the history, culture and beautiful cities of TURKEY. From swimming in the Mediterranean to skiing on Uludag, TURKEY offers a variety of activities to everybody who visits TURKEY.


Land area Ş

779.450 km2

Religion Ş

Muslim (99%)

Population Ş

65 million

Government Ş

Secular Democratic System

Language Ş


Currency Unit Ş

Turkish Lira (TL)


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