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Complete details about Turkey in Asia with capital city Ankara

Country NameTurkey (Türkiye)
Country CodeTUR
Capital CityAnkara
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1923
Population66591000
Surface Area774815.0
Life Expectancy71.0 years
GNP210721.0 (old 189122.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (1.4%)
Kurdish     (10.6%)
Turkish [official]     (87.6%)

Major Cities

Istanbul, Istanbul     (population 8787958)
Ankara, Ankara     (population 3038159)
Izmir, Izmir     (population 2130359)
Adana, Adana     (population 1131198)
Bursa, Bursa     (population 1095842)
Gaziantep, Gaziantep     (population 789056)
Konya, Konya     (population 628364)
Mersin (Içel), Içel     (population 587212)
Antalya, Antalya     (population 564914)
Diyarbakir, Diyarbakir     (population 479884)
Kayseri, Kayseri     (population 475657)
Eskisehir, Eskisehir     (population 470781)
Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa     (population 405905)
Samsun, Samsun     (population 339871)
Malatya, Malatya     (population 330312)
Gebze, Kocaeli     (population 264170)
Denizli, Denizli     (population 253848)
Sivas, Sivas     (population 246642)
Erzurum, Erzurum     (population 246535)
Tarsus, Adana     (population 246206)
Kahramanmaras, Kahramanmaras     (population 245772)
Elâzig, Elâzig     (population 228815)
Van, Van     (population 219319)
Sultanbeyli, Istanbul     (population 211068)
Izmit (Kocaeli), Kocaeli     (population 210068)
Manisa, Manisa     (population 207148)
Batman, Batman     (population 203793)
Balikesir, Balikesir     (population 196382)
Sakarya (Adapazari), Sakarya     (population 190641)
Iskenderun, Hatay     (population 153022)
Osmaniye, Osmaniye     (population 146003)
Çorum, Çorum     (population 145495)
Kütahya, Kütahya     (population 144761)
Hatay (Antakya), Hatay     (population 143982)
Kirikkale, Kirikkale     (population 142044)
Adiyaman, Adiyaman     (population 141529)
Trabzon, Trabzon     (population 138234)
Ordu, Ordu     (population 133642)
Aydin, Aydin     (population 128651)
Usak, Usak     (population 128162)
Edirne, Edirne     (population 123383)
Çorlu, Tekirdag     (population 123300)
Isparta, Isparta     (population 121911)
Karabük, Karabük     (population 118285)
Kilis, Kilis     (population 118245)
Alanya, Antalya     (population 117300)
Kiziltepe, Mardin     (population 112000)
Zonguldak, Zonguldak     (population 111542)
Siirt, Siirt     (population 107100)
Viransehir, Sanliurfa     (population 106400)
Tekirdag, Tekirdag     (population 106077)
Karaman, Karaman     (population 104200)
Afyon, Afyon     (population 103984)
Aksaray, Aksaray     (population 102681)
Ceyhan, Adana     (population 102412)
Erzincan, Erzincan     (population 102304)
Bismil, Diyarbakir     (population 101400)
Nazilli, Aydin     (population 99900)
Tokat, Tokat     (population 99500)
Kars, Kars     (population 93000)
Inegöl, Bursa     (population 90500)
Bandirma, Balikesir     (population 90200)

Turkey's most recent News and Stories

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From @CoskunCokbulan on Fri Jul 01 05:51:44 EDT 2016 RT @Piclogy: View from the Bosphorus channel in Istanbul, Turkey | Photography by İMoyan Brenn https://t.co/uhcQYsmh0u
From @mc_hanbin on Fri Jul 01 05:51:44 EDT 2016 Lutfen ikon turkiyede tanidaq 13000 ikon fani var facebookda turkey sayfasina destek
From @Oguz4271 on Fri Jul 01 05:51:41 EDT 2016 RT @michaelh992: Boarding pass of would-be suicide bomber killed several days ago by Turkish border guards near #Syria-#Turkey border https?
From @robyngioe on Fri Jul 01 05:51:41 EDT 2016 RT @JackJ: Not a single person has asked me "damn, did you hear about what happened in Turkey? Really tragic..." Let that speak for itself
From @McGMaryland on Fri Jul 01 05:51:40 EDT 2016 How Turkey?s Reconciliation Deal with Israel Harms the Palestinians https://t.co/LcvllcxIev #mcgnews https://t.co/mWYO836YoU
From @MXfredvictor on Fri Jul 01 05:51:37 EDT 2016 GILAS VS TURKEY. Mamaya #LabanPilipinas #PUSO
From @Streitapfel on Fri Jul 01 05:51:35 EDT 2016 RT @RSF_inter: #Turkey: #RSF ?s representative freed thanks to strong support ! #PressFreedom https://t.co/GoCFqt3jaJ https://t.co/z5RpRMYU?
From @rs_turkey on Fri Jul 01 05:51:35 EDT 2016 RT @9alatReminder: ?? ???? ???????? ????? ??? ????? ?? ???? ????? ????? ???? ???? ?????? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ????? ???? ???? ???
From @StopStopHillary on Fri Jul 01 05:51:34 EDT 2016 TRY 70 MILLION TURKEY 25,000 is a Spit in the Bucket to TURKEY's ISLAMIC ARMY QUIT TRYING TURKEY https://t.co/oF2tKdTeBB
From @Jake_Venger on Fri Jul 01 05:51:33 EDT 2016 But Turkey can't be held to anything ex post; just extorting atm. How will Turkey 'stem'? Bataclan etc not by Turks. https://t.co/OXtxBeblPN
From @IrishInde on Fri Jul 01 05:51:33 EDT 2016 Mastermind behind Turkey suicide bombing killed https://t.co/zUx8DWyxTl
From @amadorn on Fri Jul 01 05:51:33 EDT 2016 #Istanbul Attack Shows the Dangerous New Face of the Islamic State | Foreign Policy #ObamasJVTeam #Turkey https://t.co/c8ILtDeeuc