Turkey

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, parliamentary republic with a diverse cultural heritage. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Greece to the west; Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. The Aegean Sea is to the west, the Black Sea to the north, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles, which together form the Turkish Straits, divide Thrace and Anatolia; they also separate Europe and Asia. Turkey's location has given it geopolitical and strategic importance throughout history.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    39° 55′ 15″ N • of northern latitude
    32° 51′ 15″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    39.920777°; 32.854058°

Length of Turkey from south to north is 719.109 kilometers, from west ot east – from 1,739.260 km on south to 1,586.777 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of Turkey
Flag of Turkey
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Turkey
Coat of arms of Turkey

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Major cities

StreetsSize
Ordu016.6K
Istanbul89.2K
Ankara06.5K
İzmir15.2K
Bursa03.7K
Eskişehir03.5K
Antalya03.3K
Konya03.2K
Kayseri02.8K
Adana02.6K
Diyarbakır02.2K
Trabzon01.9K

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