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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



Publisher: New York TimesTue, 22 Apr 2014 03:28:24 -0700
Turkey Was Inept, Not Evil, in Syria

Istanbul ? History is full of failed grand narratives. Just as George W. Bush's idealistic ?freedom agenda? crumbled when his occupation of Iraq produced a divided and bloody country, the freedom agenda of Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily SabahTue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0700
TURKEY TO HELP SYRIAN ARMENIANS REACH LEBANON read full story
Publisher: The American ConservativeTue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Turkey Cooks the Books in Syria read full story
Publisher: SBSTue, 22 Apr 2014 03:29:25 -0700
Almost 1 million Syrian refugees in Turkey read full story
Publisher: Al-MonitorTue, 22 Apr 2014 12:41:15 -0700
Turkey's atheists get organized read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsTue, 22 Apr 2014 03:30:00 -0700
'Almost one million' Syrian refugees in Turkey read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsMon, 21 Apr 2014 12:58:38 -0700
US Rules Against Mexico, Turkey in Steel Dispute

The preliminary decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce means companies in Mexico and Turkey will be subject to immediate duties. Within a week, the U.S. government will stop distribution at the nation's borders of the imported steel reinforcing ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily SabahTue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0700
TURKEY'S OPPOSITION PARTY PROBLEM

If liberal authors such as Cengiz Çandar, Hasan Cemal and Mehmet Altan do not compare this year's election results with the death rate of babies in the EU, they will clearly see that Turkey's primary need is a strong opposition party. We require a ...   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalMon, 21 Apr 2014 06:28:50 -0700
Turkey's Treasury Moves to Bolster Building Projects With Guarantees

Turkey's Treasury Moves to Bolster Building Projects With Guarantees. Government Provides Financial Support to Realize Ambitious Infrastructure Projects. Email; Print. Save ? More. Save to ? More. Save ? More. Saved ? More. Please log in or ...   read full story

Turkey Tweets

From @SabineFreizer on Wed Apr 23 02:38:16 EDT 2014 Post Crimea what are the prospects for progress in Turkey-Armenia, Azerbaijan-Armenia talks? Good art by @nigargoksel http://t.co/wbn1kdzMU5
From @mutludc on Wed Apr 23 02:38:13 EDT 2014 RT @cetiner_cetin: @mutludc @pressfreedom @masoud_barzani @NBarzani Iraq towards division http://t.co/Dm30dkWpTd via @Turkey_Agenda
From @stefbrez on Wed Apr 23 02:38:11 EDT 2014 Turkey to mark Sovereignty Day, Children?s Day - LOCAL http://t.co/rjrPejVkGE via @HDNER
From @JavonneocrMehio on Wed Apr 23 02:38:11 EDT 2014 turkey brines look messy they are, salt the turkey instead here is ho
From @MilitreeNet on Wed Apr 23 02:38:03 EDT 2014 Happy St George's Day. Little known facts: Did you know that St George was born in eastern Turkey and moved to... http://t.co/c0quG7gBHr
From @CarsiKuzey on Wed Apr 23 02:38:00 EDT 2014 RT @ajilinewsalassd: ???????? . The devils . ?eytanlar.. #????_??????? #????? #????? #??? #Syria #Turkey #savekesseb #SaveKessab http:/?
From @nvanderklippe on Wed Apr 23 02:37:59 EDT 2014 RT @Edourdoo: Xiaomi intends to enter a dozen emerging markets including India, Brazil, Turkey and Argentina. http://t.co/Pf6M6wvTaL
From @SJFunkyRhythms on Wed Apr 23 02:37:59 EDT 2014 Happy St George day! Oddly enough St George was born in Cappadocia, now Eastern Turkey so him being he UK's... http://t.co/56mUDw0OoA
From @AnneCarole44 on Wed Apr 23 02:37:56 EDT 2014 RT @kaanfashion_: Floating umbrellas on the streets of Antalya / Turkey (by Brendan Manning). ? http://t.co/rAspM2DIjf http://t.co/jUJqiat?
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From @iAmOmarHejazi on Wed Apr 23 02:37:39 EDT 2014 @DrQutub_ child please some scrambled eggs and turkey bacon would be clutch
From @69maker on Wed Apr 23 02:37:37 EDT 2014 That's the way they do it on Turkey #amateur #porn #freeporn http://t.co/pAvDwUIcBw
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From @Mlkro7iHatem on Wed Apr 23 02:37:34 EDT 2014 RT @FinestGolfHoles: The 7th at Wild Turkey Golf Club of Crystal Springs Resort in New Jersey, USA http://t.co/17kDy7eNaB
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