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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 @m_kavas on Fri Feb 22 12:30:15 EST 2019 RT @Hevallo: Ilham Ahmed of Syrian Democratic Council says Kurds can keep foreign ISIS fighters in N. Syria and rehabilitate them & their f?
From @ayadtisinli1 on Fri Feb 22 12:30:14 EST 2019 RT @ayadtisinli1: @UNHCR_Arabic Help us ! Give us urgent soliton we had just waiting since 2013/2014 no future, Worry, Difficulty living S?
From @OfficialTeeyah on Fri Feb 22 12:30:12 EST 2019 I?m craving tf out of a turkey burger
From @saikripa_jpd on Fri Feb 22 12:30:10 EST 2019 RT @AlArabiya_Eng: Turkey orders the arrest of 295 serving military personnel accused of ties to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankar?
From @JadwigajmvSolar on Fri Feb 22 12:30:10 EST 2019 RT @kurdistannews24: video: Turkey changed the appearance of 1000 #IslamicState fighters (who fled from the war zone) in N & E Syria & now?
From @Iucozaid on Fri Feb 22 12:30:09 EST 2019 RT @RizeOrDie: @Iucozaid I was in Turkey 2 months ago. Mosques are museums, they're empty all the time. I was in Egypt in 2009. Same stor?
From @Ibrahimkhalaf33 on Fri Feb 22 12:30:08 EST 2019 @turkey_54 ?? ?? ??????? ??????? ??? ?????
From @yenisafakEN on Fri Feb 22 12:30:00 EST 2019 They're aware of Turkey?s refugee burden, but are we? https://t.co/Y3mDGKce0e https://t.co/XogEFuQpTG
From @vhirandog on Fri Feb 22 12:29:55 EST 2019 RT @kashthefuturist: Best Countries to Start a Career: 1.??Qatar 2.??Turkey 3.??UAE 4.??Russia 5.??France 6.??Ukraine 7.??Spain 8.??UK 9.?
From @juneh49 on Fri Feb 22 12:29:50 EST 2019 RT @HowlandRobin: State of this lot. Dracula in the middle, Mr Bean at the back, Sourpuss going cold turkey, & the rest of the spanners loo?
From @FeBeyega on Fri Feb 22 12:29:48 EST 2019 RT @UEFA: Meet Bar?? Telli, Turkey's superstar amputee footballer ? ?? ? ?? "Nobody believed in me Everybody made fun of me It made me u?
From @LimeBodrum on Fri Feb 22 12:29:44 EST 2019 HAFTA SONU KEY?F S?Z?NLE instagram @kaptanmaykrelaxx https://t.co/RrqOopbuMT https://t.co/hT4oi6FEjr #bodrum? https://t.co/frkm6hsCww