Brief Research on Turkey

About Turkey

The Republic of Turkey is located between Eastern Europe and Western Asia, between which its territory is divided; between 36 ° and 42 ° north latitude and 26 ° and 45 ° east longitude. It is bordered on the northwest by Bulgaria, on the north by the Black Sea, on the northeast by Georgia and Armenia, on the east by Iran, on the southeast by Iraq, on the south by Syria and the Mediterranean Sea, and on the west by the Aegean Sea and Greece.

Official name: Republic of Turkey

Surface: 779,452 km²

Population: 68,000,000 inhabitants

Density: 87 h / km²

Official language: Turkish

Religions: Muslim (99%), others (1%)

Capital: Ankara

Main cities: Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Adana, Bursa, Gaziantep, Antalya, Konya, Kocaeli, Trabzon.

Currency: Turkish lira

Political form: Presidential Republic. Democracy since 1946

Administrative division: 81 provinces

Some organizations to which it belongs: UN, Council of Europe, OECD, NATO, Black Sea Economic Cooperation, OCE

Official time: GMT +2: 00 hours (normal), +3: 00 (summer)

National holidays: April 23: Children’s Day, October 29: Republic Day.

Gentilicio: Turkish

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