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Complete details about Turkey in Asia with capital city Ankara

Country NameTurkey (Türkiye)
Country CodeTUR
Capital CityAnkara
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1923
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 @CanTradeTurkiye on Thu Oct 27 04:48:45 EDT 2016 @ieftfuarlari #ieft #kalkgidiyoruz #Turkey #StudyinCanada @CanTradeTurkiye #CanadianHighSchools @mybodwell
From @MehmetPiskin12 on Thu Oct 27 04:48:35 EDT 2016 RT @MevlutCavusoglu: Met with Chairpersons of Estonian Parliament?s Committee on Foreign Affairs & Defence and Turkey Friendship Group. htt?
From @FamPoddig on Thu Oct 27 04:48:35 EDT 2016 RT @UNICEF: We want to see a smile on every child?s face, like these little ones at @unicefturk's arts festival in Mardin #Turkey https://t?
From @taramilutis on Thu Oct 27 04:48:33 EDT 2016 Just another day in Istanbul. The residents of Galata's Mevlevi museum. #sufi #beyo?lu #turkey
From @MeaganMacha on Thu Oct 27 04:48:31 EDT 2016 Turkey Provides US With Evidence Sufficient for Arrest of Cleric Gulen: via @SputnikInt
From @NTKRNow on Thu Oct 27 04:48:29 EDT 2016 Turkish central bank says policy simplification largely achieved
From @mitannmed on Thu Oct 27 04:48:24 EDT 2016 3 peshmerge have been killed by turkey air strike and dishonorable @masoud_barzani did not say anything Still silen?
From @angelocardoso01 on Thu Oct 27 04:48:18 EDT 2016 RT @billlllionaire: Snowy day in Istanbul, Turkey
From @shigaatsu on Thu Oct 27 04:48:11 EDT 2016 What is a turkey made of
From @jeanbinpicard on Thu Oct 27 04:48:10 EDT 2016 RT @aylushka_a: Internet was cut in Diyarbakir and other Kurdish provinces in Turkey, after calls for crowds to protest detention of Diyarb?
From @JadelynNicoleJ on Thu Oct 27 04:48:09 EDT 2016 @spencerjames17 ground turkey, more ground turkey, grilled chicken, steak, & then more grilled chicken. & a protein shake & protein bar. :)
From @PAltemeier on Thu Oct 27 04:48:07 EDT 2016 RT @KatiPiri: "130 journalists jailed in Turkey. More than anywhere in Europe. That's not a cool list to be heading."
From @MUBINSANLI on Thu Oct 27 04:48:03 EDT 2016 RT @fgeerdink: thanks eu, for the 'turkey deal'. works good huh? crossings dropped *and* more people die. suffocated europe can breathe! ht?
From @serkamemnon on Thu Oct 27 04:48:02 EDT 2016 @YUSUFYAKUB571 @MuzeyyenGursoy harika best model of the turkey secilebilir
From @pperrin on Thu Oct 27 04:48:00 EDT 2016 RT @healthuever: American Journalist Serena Shim killed in Turkey For Exposing ISIS Ties