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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

Publisher: CNNSun, 05 Jul 2015 21:28:37 -0700
Beijing issues travel warning after Turkey protests target Chinese

Turkish newspapers have also shown photos of the Turkish-owned "Happy China" restaurant in Istanbul, which had its window smashed, reportedly by anti-Chinese Turkish demonstrators. Last week Turkey sent a diplomatic note to China, expressing concern ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 01:48:45 -0700
Chinese tourists warned over Turkey Uighur protests read full story
Publisher: Today's ZamanMon, 06 Jul 2015 07:15:00 -0700
Anti-China protests in Turkey take toll on economic ties read full story
Publisher:, 05 Jul 2015 21:07:30 -0700
Travel warning as Muslim protest mob attacks tourists in Turkey over China's ... read full story
Publisher: - WISC-TV3Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:30:35 -0700
China issues Turkey travel warning read full story

Publisher: The Weather ChannelMon, 06 Jul 2015 06:46:16 -0700
Baby Girl Drifts Out to Sea on Inflatable Raft in Turkey | The Weather Channel

Beachgoers alerted Melda's family and they made several attempts to retrieve the girl, BGN News reported in Turkey. When they failed, the Turkish coast guard was called. A coast guard member jumped in the water to retrieve the baby in the flotation ...   read full story

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Publisher: SFGate (blog)Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:45:00 -0700
Baby drifts out to sea over half-mile off Turkey coast read full story
Publisher: 6abc.comMon, 06 Jul 2015 04:15:00 -0700
Drifting baby rescued out at sea in Turkey read full story
Publisher: The InquisitrMon, 06 Jul 2015 04:58:22 -0700
Baby Floats Out To Sea: Turkey Won't Charge Melda Ilgin's Parents With Child ... read full story
Publisher: Headlines & Global NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 03:41:15 -0700
Baby Floats Out To Sea In Turkey As Parents Sunbathe read full story
Publisher: Huffington PostSat, 04 Jul 2015 13:03:45 -0700
Baby Rescued After Floating Away To Sea Off Turkey read full story

Publisher:, 06 Jul 2015 03:45:36 -0700
Nani arrives in Turkey to sign for Fenerbahce - and fans react like they've ...

Upon his arrival in Turkey, he was met by large crowds at Sabiha Gokcen Airport on Sunday night ahead of a medical - and the mob were keen to show their appreciation for the winger. Speaking to Fenerbahce's official website, Nani revealed his delight ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily MailSun, 05 Jul 2015 08:45:00 -0700
Nani arrives in Turkey for Fenerbahce medical ahead of £3.5million move from ... read full story
Publisher: Al-ArabiyaMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:05 -0700
Turkey's Fenerbahce signs Nani from Manchester United read full story
Publisher: The Peoples PersonSun, 05 Jul 2015 01:37:30 -0700
Nani's arrival time in Turkey confirmed by Fenerbahce read full story
Publisher: SkySportsSun, 05 Jul 2015 15:07:30 -0700
Nani ready for 'new opportunity' in Turkey read full story
Publisher: caughtoffsideSun, 05 Jul 2015 13:48:45 -0700
(Images) CRAZY Reception! Fans welcome Manchester United star to Turkey for ... read full story
Publisher: Inside FutbolSun, 05 Jul 2015 13:37:30 -0700
I'm Very Happy ? Nani Lands In Turkey Ahead of Fenerbahce Move read full story

Publisher: RTE.ieMon, 06 Jul 2015 14:56:15 -0700
Barcelona capture Turkey captain Arda Turan

Barcelona have signed Turkey captain Arda Turan on a five-year contract from Atletico Madrid for an initial fee of ?34million. The 28-year-old midfielder was reportedly the target of Barclays Premier League champions Chelsea, but instead swaps Atletico ...   read full story

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Publisher: Ahram OnlineMon, 06 Jul 2015 12:30:00 -0700
Barcelona sign Turkey's Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid read full story
Publisher: Today's ZamanMon, 06 Jul 2015 12:30:00 -0700
Barca agree to sign Turkey playmaker Arda from Atletico read full story
Publisher: AUMon, 06 Jul 2015 12:20:47 -0700
Barcelona confirm deal to sign Turkey midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid read full story
Publisher: Daily SabahMon, 06 Jul 2015 12:27:33 -0700
Barcelona to sign Turkey midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid for 41 mln ... read full story

Turkey Tweets

From @JustinBashbro on Mon Jul 06 22:28:12 EDT 2015 Lmao #HBCU #FriedChickenWednesdays had me like @_miramira93 "I don't want no ham, I don't want no turkey no"
From @armyl7 on Mon Jul 06 22:28:10 EDT 2015 my name is irem and im from Turkey.Jackson&Mark oppa can u say 'l love Turkish lgot7' it means everything for us #Markson_ASC @arirang_ASC ?
From @shahnawaztweet on Mon Jul 06 22:28:06 EDT 2015 RT @PressTV: Syria militants confess to have received training in Turkey by US, Saudi Arabia and Qatar
From @Gamze_Buluttt on Mon Jul 06 22:28:02 EDT 2015 @arirang_ASC Hi, my name is Gamze from Turkey. Could you say "Hi Turkish IGot7s" please? I love you. #Markson
From @Janucitaa on Mon Jul 06 22:27:49 EDT 2015 RT @Stratfor: Multiple offensives continue throughout the fractious Syrian theater.
From @bundyboi15 on Mon Jul 06 22:27:45 EDT 2015 Video Article: Get Lean, Eat Clean With Jamie Eason - Turkey Meatloaf Muffins -
From @ZatonioLahud on Mon Jul 06 22:27:42 EDT 2015 Istanbul, Turkey
From @ChrisBorjes on Mon Jul 06 22:27:37 EDT 2015 RT @JeffGarciaPS: Pop after signing LMA, West: WHAT I'm very busy now! Where are they going? All right just get me a turkey club #spurs htt?
From @Turkey___otb on Mon Jul 06 22:27:36 EDT 2015 @TooNesta ??????? ?? ???? ?????????? ??? ???? ????? ? ??????? ??? ??? ???? ???????? ????? ?? ?????? ??
From @TimaniKhaled on Mon Jul 06 22:27:29 EDT 2015 RT @barca_lov: @turkey__99 ???????? ?? ????? ???????? ?? ? ?? ?????
From @nar_pinar on Mon Jul 06 22:27:27 EDT 2015 @arirang_ASC PINAR, TURKEY If got7 come to Turkey, I buy donkey for Jackson. ...... Okey ??? .... ? are you happy? #Markson_ASC
From @jaebxngi on Mon Jul 06 22:27:24 EDT 2015 @arirang_ASC #Markson_ASC Nur from Turkey, Jackson do u still think JB&Junior suits well to each other? XD
From @ilmaknun_luluu on Mon Jul 06 22:27:23 EDT 2015 Sumpah!barupertama kali ini film serial drama turkey di SCTV yang menjadi serial drama pilihan kita semua{},yakni Elif:)
From @riyadha_a on Mon Jul 06 22:27:21 EDT 2015 RT @turkyepost: ???????? ???????? ????? ?????? ??????? ?? ????? #?????_????
From @jasmineeebri on Mon Jul 06 22:27:20 EDT 2015 ????- Turkey, haven't talked to you in forever ever since I asked you why you quit football but your cool and a good athlete ?