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Why is Turkey a country in two continents?

Turkey is a vast and varied country boasting incredible landscapes and natural wonders, bordered by four different seas. Its landscape is dotted with battlegrounds, ruined castles, and the palaces of great empires. It is a large peninsula that acts like a bridge between two continents - Europe and Asia, and its strategically important location has given it major influence in the region - and control over the entrance to the Black Sea. Turkey is also a land of lakes and rivers. About half the population lives in large towns, while the plains along the coast of the Black Sea are home to farmers who keep animals and grow fruits, nuts, and tobacco. The capital of Turkey is Ankara, while another very important city is Istanbul. The Bosphorus suspension bridge connects Asian part of Turkey to Europe.

Facts about Turkey

Administrative divisions: 81 provinces (iller , singular - ili); Adana , Adiyaman , Afyonkarahisar , Agri , Aksaray , Amasya , Ankara , Antalya , Ardahan , Artvin , Aydin , Balikesir , Bartin , Batman , Bayburt , Bilecik , Bingol , Bitlis , Bolu , Burdur , Bursa , Canakkale , Cankiri , Corum , Denizli , Diyarbakir , Duzce , Edirne , Elazig , Erzincan , Erzurum , Eskisehir , Gaziantep , Giresun , Gumushane , Hakkari , Hatay , Icel (Mersin) , Igdir , Isparta , Istanbul , Izmir (Smyrna) , Kahramanmaras , Karabuk , Karaman , Kars , Kastamonu , Kayseri , Kilis , Kirikkale , Kirklareli , Kirsehir , Kocaeli , Konya , Kutahya , Malatya , Manisa , Mardin , Mugla , Mus , Nevsehir , Nigde , Ordu , Osmaniye , Rize , Sakarya , Samsun , Sanliurfa , Siirt , Sinop , Sirnak , Sivas , Tekirdag , Tokat , Trabzon (Trebizond) , Tunceli , Usak , Van , Yalova , Yozgat , Zonguldak
Area: total: 780 ,580 sq km land: 770 ,760 sq km water: 9 ,820 sq km
Background: Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL , who was later honored with the title Ataturk or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership , the country adopted wide-ranging social , legal , and political reforms. After a period of one-party rule , an experiment with multi-party politics led to the 1950 election victory of the opposition Democratic Party and the peaceful transfer of power. Since then , Turkish political parties have multiplied , but democracy has been fractured by periods of instability and intermittent military coups (1960 , 1971 , 1980) , which in each case eventually resulted in a return of political power to civilians. In 1997 , the military again helped engineer the ouster - popularly dubbed a "post-modern coup" - of the then Islamic-oriented government. Turkey intervened militarily on Cyprus in 1974 to prevent a Greek takeover of the island and has since acted as patron state to the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus ," which only Turkey recognizes. A separatist insurgency begun in 1984 by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - now known as the People's Congress of Kurdistan or Kongra-Gel (KGK) - has dominated the Turkish military's attention and claimed more than 30 ,000 lives. After the capture of the group's leader in 1999 , the insurgents largely withdrew from Turkey mainly to northern Iraq. In 2004 , KGK announced an end to its ceasefire and attacks attributed to the KGK increased. Turkey joined the UN in 1945 and in 1952 it became a member of NATO. In 1964 , Turkey became an associate member of the European Community; over the past decade , it has undertaken many reforms to strengthen its democracy and economy enabling it to begin accession membership talks with the European Union.
Flag description: red with a vertical white crescent (the closed portion is toward the hoist side) and white five-pointed star centered just outside the crescent opening
Capital: name: Ankara geographic coordinates: 39 56 N , 32 52 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: temperate; hot , dry summers with mild , wet winters; harsher in interior
Currency code:
Ethnic groups: Turkish 80% , Kurdish 20% (estimated)
Geographic coordinates: 39 00 N , 35 00 E
Geography note: strategic location controlling the Turkish Straits (Bosporus , Sea of Marmara , Dardanelles) that link Black and Aegean Seas; Mount Ararat , the legendary landing place of Noah's ark , is in the far eastern portion of the country
Government type: republican parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: Russia 13.8% , Germany 10.3% , China 7.8% , Italy 5.9% , US 4.8% , France 4.6% (2007)
Internet country code: .tr
Land boundaries: 7 ,200 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 2 ,648 km border countries: Armenia 268 km , Azerbaijan 9 km , Bulgaria 240 km , Georgia 252 km , Greece 206 km , Iran 499 km , Iraq 352 km , Syria 822 km
Languages: Turkish (official) , Kurdish , Dimli (or Zaza) , Azeri , Kabardian note: there is also a substantial Gagauz population in the European part of Turkey
Location: Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe) , bordering the Black Sea , between Bulgaria and Georgia , and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea , between Greece and Syria
Map references: Middle East
National holiday: Republic Day , 29 October (1923)
Nationality: noun: Turk(s) adjective: Turkish
Natural hazards: severe earthquakes , especially in northern Turkey , along an arc extending from the Sea of Marmara to Lake Van
Population: 71 ,892 ,808 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni) , other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)
Terrain: high central plateau (Anatolia); narrow coastal plain; several mountain ranges
Unemployment rate: 9.9% plus underemployment of 4% (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Turkey

Ankara (click to view Ankara map)

Places in Turkey

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Turkey. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Adana Province (315 google map locations)
Adıyaman Province (170 google map locations)
Afyonkarahisar Province (294 google map locations)
Agrı Province (427 google map locations)
Aksaray İli (102 google map locations)
Amasya Province (273 google map locations)
Ankara Province (819 google map locations)
Antalya Province (397 google map locations)
Ardahan İli (199 google map locations)
Artvin Province (240 google map locations)
Aydın Province (212 google map locations)
Balıkesir Province (562 google map locations)
Bartın İli (155 google map locations)
Batman İli (271 google map locations)
Bayburt İli (137 google map locations)
Bilecik Province (203 google map locations)
Bingöl Province (254 google map locations)
Bitlis Province (211 google map locations)
Bolu Province (476 google map locations)
Burdur Province (126 google map locations)
Bursa Province (506 google map locations)
Canakkale Province (402 google map locations)
Cankırı Province (386 google map locations)
Corum Province (546 google map locations)
Denizli Province (252 google map locations)
Diyarbakır Province (677 google map locations)
Düzce İli (2 google map locations)
Edirne Province (251 google map locations)
Elazıg Province (378 google map locations)
Erzincan Province (383 google map locations)
Erzurum Province (740 google map locations)
Eskişehir Province (259 google map locations)
Gaziantep Province (420 google map locations)
Giresun Province (278 google map locations)
Gumushane Province (276 google map locations)
Hakkari Province (241 google map locations)
Hatay Province (544 google map locations)
İcel Province (245 google map locations)
Iğdır İli (127 google map locations)
Isparta Province (163 google map locations)
İstanbul Province (328 google map locations)
İzmir Province (429 google map locations)
Kahramanmaras Province (361 google map locations)
Karabük İli (128 google map locations)
Karaman İli (118 google map locations)
Kars Province (321 google map locations)
Kastamonu Province (828 google map locations)
Kayseri Province (353 google map locations)
Kilis İli (167 google map locations)
Kırıkkale İli (128 google map locations)
Kırklareli Province (185 google map locations)
Kırşehir Province (146 google map locations)
Kocaeli Province (210 google map locations)
Konya Province (603 google map locations)
Kütahya Province (322 google map locations)
Malatya Province (290 google map locations)
Manisa Province (407 google map locations)
Mardin Province (575 google map locations)
Mugla Province (308 google map locations)
Mus Province (250 google map locations)
Nevşehir Province (118 google map locations)
Nigde Province (102 google map locations)
Ordu Province (295 google map locations)
Osmaniye İli (86 google map locations)
Rize Province (136 google map locations)
Sakarya Province (282 google map locations)
Samsun Province (582 google map locations)
Sanlıurfa Province (822 google map locations)
Siirt Province (317 google map locations)
Sinop Province (380 google map locations)
Şırnak İli (368 google map locations)
Sivas Province (828 google map locations)
Tekirdag Province (249 google map locations)
Tokat Province (483 google map locations)
Trabzon Province (208 google map locations)
Tunceli Province (289 google map locations)
Uşak Province (145 google map locations)
Van Province (581 google map locations)
Yalova İli (14 google map locations)
Yozgat Province (400 google map locations)
Zonguldak Province (217 google map locations)

Random cities in Turkey

Ankara, the capital city of Turkey.


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