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Turkey Information

ISO 3166-1TR - TUR - 792
NATO country codeTU - TUR
FIPS 10-4 codeTU
Continent /
Turkey CapitalAnkara
Name of the inhabitantsTurk
Turkey National anthemİstiklâl Marşı
Turkey National Day29 October
Turkey Currency Turkish lira (TRY)
Turkey 18 % (8 %)
Turkey Calling code+90
Turkey Country domain code .tr
Turkey Vehicle registration plateTR
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Union for the Mediterranean
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Turkey Head of state

President of the RepublicAbdullah Gül (2007)
Prime ministerRecep Tayyip Erdoğan (2003)

Turkey Religion

  1. Islam 99 %
  2. Other 1 %

Turkey Data

Area779,452 km² (300,948 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants74,522,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 95.6 /km² (247.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastline7,200 km
Perimeter9,839 km
Life expectancy72.2 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 6.5 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.679 (2010)
Gross domestic product456 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 6.0 %
6,113 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)758 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
10,177 US$ per capita
Inflation4.3 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BB+ (Negative, 27 march 2013)
  • Fitch: BBB- (Stable, 5 november 2012)
  • Moody's: Baa3 (Negative, 16 april 2014)
  • Dagong: BB- (Stable, 11 july 2010)

Turkey Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Coal
  2. Copper
  3. Pumice
  4. Feldspar
  5. Gold
  6. Antimony
  7. Magnesite
  8. Arable land
  9. Clay
  10. Limestone
  11. Marble
  12. Iron
  13. Mercury
  14. Barite
  15. Hydroelectricity
  16. Chrome
  17. Pyrite
  18. Borate
  19. Celestite (strontium)
  20. Emery
  21. Perlite

Turkey Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Sugar beets
  2. Olives
  3. Citrus
  4. Livestock
  5. Cotton
  6. Tobacco
  7. Grain
  8. Pulses
  9. Hazelnuts

Turkey Border

  1. Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic 822 km
  2. Iran Iran 499 km
  3. Iraq Iraq 352 km
  4. Armenia Armenia 268 km
  5. Georgia Georgia 252 km
  6. Bulgaria Bulgaria 240 km
  7. Greece Greece 206 km

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Turkey Climate

  1. Mediterranean climate 65 %
  2. Oceanic climate 13 %
  3. Humid continental climate 15 %
  4. Humid subtropical climate 5.8 %
  5. Semi-arid climate 1.3 %

Turkey Weather (Ankara)

Turkey Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : F

Airport Turkey

Istanbul Atatürk AirportAntalya AirportSabiha Gökçen International Airport
Adnan Menderes AirportEsenboğa International AirportDalaman
Adana Şakirpaşa AirportAéroport de Bodrum-MilasTrabzon (Air Base)

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Turkey Hotel

Hotel Septimum HotelSeptimum Hotel
Built in 2012, Septimum Hotel is situated in the historical Sultanahmet area and it is only 350 metres from Topkapi Palace. The hotel has a terrace with Bosphorus views and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi... view more
€ 38
Hotel Gorgulu Kleopatra Beach HotelGorgulu Kleopatra Beach Hotel
Located on the Cleopatra Beach with a private beach area, this hotel features an outdoor pool and a Turkish bath. Massage facilities, sauna and a fitness centre are offered along with sea views... view more
Hotel Azure Cave SuitesAzure Cave Suites
Located in the centre of Cavusin District Azure Cave Suites offers unique cave rooms with contemporary amenities. Featuring original cave rooms, the property has a terrace with panoramic views of Cavusin Castle, Ushisar Castle, Goreme and Avanos..... view more
€ 40
Hotel Gazi Konagi Butik HotelGazi Konagi Butik Hotel
Situated in a stone-built mansion, Gazi Konagi Butik Hotel offers views of Mardin Castle and the plains of Mesopotamia from its terraces. The hotel offers authentic rooms with modern amenities... view more
€ 26
Hotel Irem Apart HotelIrem Apart Hotel
Only 500 metres from the Mediterranean Sea, Irem Apart Hotel offers an outdoor pool on its sun terrace. The hotel has spacious apartments equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a private kitchen... view more
€ 23
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Turkey Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 20Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 37232282
WinterParticipation : 15Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 35Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 37232282
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