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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

Turkey Tweets

From @Mesalina3 on Tue Aug 30 16:44:30 EDT 2016 RT @GissiSim: PT: If that evidence wasn't enough. It looks like this was common practice in Turkey. Commit massacres, blame on PKK https://?
From @TODAYS_TURKEY on Tue Aug 30 16:44:27 EDT 2016 RT @Kahve_Bahcesi: ?GÖRMEYEN KALMASIN ?eriat isteyenler & istemeyenler Niye Avrupa ve Amerika sizin hayaliniz olsun? Araplara gidin. htt?
From @galalleo on Tue Aug 30 16:44:26 EDT 2016 RT @KSigthorsson: Proud to have joined this amazing club!@galatasaraysk @ Istanbul, Turkey https://t.co/r3slZDLX63
From @oldtujname on Tue Aug 30 16:44:24 EDT 2016 RT @GissiSim: Is Turkey killing babies and blaming it on the PKK thread: https://t.co/dTLg4249CY
From @TODAYS_TURKEY on Tue Aug 30 16:44:24 EDT 2016 RT @CCemAydin1: Cevap manidard?r: Beni Bahçeci'ye sorun efendim... https://t.co/jBcD0A6kd1
From @GSfan_uA on Tue Aug 30 16:44:23 EDT 2016 RT @KSigthorsson: Proud to have joined this amazing club!@galatasaraysk @ Istanbul, Turkey https://t.co/r3slZDLX63
From @Putinocchio on Tue Aug 30 16:44:23 EDT 2016 Unlike #Turkey when #Russia disposes of critical #journalists , we don't have to feed them. I have a budget to meet! https://t.co/x4SAoZbtX2
From @its__me9 on Tue Aug 30 16:44:22 EDT 2016 RT @turkyepost: ???? ????? ???????? ?? ?????.. ????? ?????? https://t.co/Yt1eW4UlrP https://t.co/rlWnpjmDf8
From @Kablano on Tue Aug 30 16:44:22 EDT 2016 RT @memetsimsek: Apple should move to Turkey. Happy to provide more generous tax incentives. Won't have to deal with EU bureaucracy https?
From @GhorbaniSadegh on Tue Aug 30 16:44:22 EDT 2016 RT @nafisehkBBC: #Iran's FM spokesman: #Turkey should stop its operation in #Syria immediately #EuphratesShield
From @RikDelhaas on Tue Aug 30 16:44:20 EDT 2016 #Kurdish-backed fighters in #Syria agree #Turkey truce https://t.co/ZRwpNVBWUR via @YahooNews
From @TODAYS_TURKEY on Tue Aug 30 16:44:20 EDT 2016 RT @CCemAydin1: Adil Öksüz yalan?n? k?v?rmakta zorlan?yorlar. Adamcaz 1 gün önceden derdest edilip Ankara'ya getirildi... https://t.co/lJSV?
From @TurkeyNewsinEng on Tue Aug 30 16:44:19 EDT 2016 Retweeted CNN Türk ENG (@CNNTURK_ENG): #LATEST Turkey's Dep. PM @memetsimsek invites #Apple to #TR, says "Happy... https://t.co/yQC3B0hQjz
From @SefikGler on Tue Aug 30 16:44:18 EDT 2016 RT @KSigthorsson: Proud to have joined this amazing club!@galatasaraysk @ Istanbul, Turkey https://t.co/r3slZDLX63
From @TODAYS_TURKEY on Tue Aug 30 16:44:18 EDT 2016 RT @CCemAydin1: Sonta anlad?k ki eni?te Reis'i öpmemi?... asl?nda Bahçeli imi? o bahtiyar... https://t.co/jJcUbxUsZO