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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 @himpact on Mon Feb 17 11:59:36 EST 2020 RT @tizianacorda: ...So did petrodollars. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the UAE have been the most engaged players in Africa from the Arab Gulf?
From @magita629 on Mon Feb 17 11:59:34 EST 2020 RT @amnesty: In the summer of 2017, these 11 activists were arrested...What for? Just for standing up for human rights in #Turkey. https://?
From @CarlaStClair on Mon Feb 17 11:59:32 EST 2020 @TheVicarageCat Oh dear, you do look very worried. Turkey will make it all better.
From @Ranu_Garg on Mon Feb 17 11:59:32 EST 2020 RT @amnesty: In the summer of 2017, these 11 activists were arrested...What for? Just for standing up for human rights in #Turkey. https://?
From @mylastbrainceII on Mon Feb 17 11:59:31 EST 2020 RT @trtworld: A dog was on a mission to show off its skills and take a free kick in the middle of the Karagumruk v Giresunspor football mat?
From @yRuE0QEbIoAlNEy on Mon Feb 17 11:59:31 EST 2020 @UNHCRCanada To the human rights of humanity. We appeal to you to save lraqi refugees in turkey since 2013. Help us? https://t.co/dBHVASfxrb
From @GauravS46477334 on Mon Feb 17 11:59:30 EST 2020 RT @ZeeNewsHindi: ???? ?? ???????? ?? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ?? ??? ???? ????? ??? ??? ?? ???????? ?????... #India #Turkey #Muslims ht?
From @cww2072 on Mon Feb 17 11:59:29 EST 2020 @nytimes 18,000 al-Qaeda Uyghurs in Syria? Speaking Turkish, rather than Chinese, benefited so far from the suppor? https://t.co/hYmJJNIThG
From @ChristStructure on Mon Feb 17 11:59:26 EST 2020 RT @RojavaNetwork: #Ankara: Turkish-Russian meeting regards Idlib and Aleppo ended without reaching an agreement or ceasefire. #Turkey #TS?
From @lgfocus on Mon Feb 17 11:59:26 EST 2020 RT @Souria4Syrians: Russian delegation rejected Turkey's demands for immediate ceasefire in Idlib and complete withdrawal of SAA beyond Tur?
From @starsthatnight on Mon Feb 17 11:59:26 EST 2020 RT @vicenews: A new document reveals detailed data about Muslim Uighurs detained in China?s ?re-education camps.? @IsobelYeung went to Tur?
From @queen0455 on Mon Feb 17 11:59:26 EST 2020 #india#spain#turkey#uganda#korea#sweden#venezuela#miami#spain#nigeria#netherlands#germany#ghana#southaftica#velina#? https://t.co/OPthtS4yRE
From @theebabysitterx on Mon Feb 17 11:59:25 EST 2020 Cold turkey.
From @good_niteflight on Mon Feb 17 11:59:24 EST 2020 RT @Trad_West_Art: Ephesus, #Turkey https://t.co/5sq5mTV4Mk
From @Annoula64 on Mon Feb 17 11:59:22 EST 2020 RT @JNS_org: FRAGER: Sinem Tezyapar, a Muslim woman from Turkey who believes in a better and more peaceful world, stands accused in Istanb?