World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

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 @taetae_A on Sat May 28 21:55:13 EDT 2016 RT @BTS_National: [INFO] Brazil, Thailand, Turkey, South Korea & Philippines are the countries which tweet the most with #????? ! https://t?
From @Eaches on Sat May 28 21:55:12 EDT 2016 @luckyrio21 Nice. I went for a classic. Wild Turkey 102
From @NmpYanoccye on Sat May 28 21:55:06 EDT 2016 M.D.M.S live Bad Acid Trip and Cold Turkey https://t.co/LYZtFyKjeA #ROCKofAGES
From @littlesparks28 on Sat May 28 21:55:04 EDT 2016 RT @kovash420: The amount of pulled pork and deep fried turkey I have or will be consuming over the weekend is incredible.
From @quickbet88 on Sat May 28 21:54:42 EDT 2016 https://t.co/RO0CBAljUq https://t.co/pRzbZHJDGy
From @Cobainurysm on Sat May 28 21:54:42 EDT 2016 Me this morning: GIVING UP MEAT AND DAIRY COLD TURKEY Me 5 mins ago: *orders chicken salad*
From @8rend on Sat May 28 21:54:09 EDT 2016 ANTALYA, TURKEY - MAY 28: Special Adviser to United Nations... #maliban https://t.co/UMNBOMNe0G
From @syuhuhaha on Sat May 28 21:54:06 EDT 2016 RT @finalvent: ?Is Turkey Secretly Working on Nuclear Weapons? | The National Interest? https://t.co/e4zBjzD0fX
From @betabookings on Sat May 28 21:54:03 EDT 2016 Kadir Cakay Hotel - Edirne | #betabookings #Edirne #hostel https://t.co/EQJQmRS5B2
From @Bater41 on Sat May 28 21:53:56 EDT 2016 RT @UpTheThunder: Thunder lead by 9. The 'Peake is crazy. Big Turkey is smooth as butter. https://t.co/OtlXRsBrJN
From @ccrab17 on Sat May 28 21:53:55 EDT 2016 RT @ItsFoodPorn: Turkey and Black Bean Baked Tacos https://t.co/10K1zpyX6m
From @GhostRev_ on Sat May 28 21:53:51 EDT 2016 @CaptainSatori @CrazyRani247 //Boiling water for the pasta. Will be adding ground turkey meat, to the pan https://t.co/cXYs8kYUvT
From @btsexo_s2 on Sat May 28 21:53:40 EDT 2016 RT @BTS_National: [INFO] Brazil, Thailand, Turkey, South Korea & Philippines are the countries which tweet the most with #????? ! https://t?
From @Fromkuwait_ on Sat May 28 21:53:36 EDT 2016 wonderful arabic romantic song????? #socialmedia #online #twitter #facebook #turkey #istanbul #london #hash4tag https://t.co/lptVAfRszF