Turkey

Turkey is a bi-continental country: while geographically most of the country is situated in , Eastern Thrace is part of Europe and many Turks have a sense of European identity.
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is a city of fantastic history, culture and beauty. Photo: Hanneshafner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Region in northwestern Turkey is the country's bridge and connection to Europe, with Turkey's largest city, Istanbul, at its heart. Photo: Ggia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region in Turkey. It occupies entire southern coast of Turkey and some places more inland. Photo: Alexostrov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Turkey. It occupies country's central plateau, which is mostly a steppe. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is in Turkey. It occupies the western part of the country, including the western coast across from a wide arch of Greek islands and some places more inland. Photo: CherryX, CC BY-SA 3.0.

in northern Turkey, is a humid and verdant region renowned for its natural beauty thanks to the high precipitation levels distributed evenly throughout the year. Photo: NeoRetro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region in Turkey. It occupies the mountainous east of the country and has the harshest winters. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.5.

, also known as Turkish Kurdistan, is a region in the south east of Turkey. Photo: Dûrzan cîrano, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Turkey

Latitude of center
39° or 39° north
Longitude of center
35.2° or 35° 12' east
Population
79,800,000
Elevation
1148 metres (3766 feet)
Capital
Area
780,580 km² (301,384 miles²)
Currency
Lira (TRY)
Phone code
90
Internet domain
.tr
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424298326
Geo­Names ID
298795
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Tturk
  • Abkhazian: Ҭырқтәыла аҳәынҭқарра
  • Abkhazian: Ҭырқәтәыла
  • Achinese: Tureuki
  • Achinese: Turuki
  • Adyghe: Тыркуе
  • Afar: Túrkiya
  • Afrikaans: Turkye
  • Akan: Turki
  • Akan: Tɛɛki
  • Albanian: Turqi
  • Albanian: Turqia
  • Amharic: ቱርክ
  • Arabic: Turkeya
  • Arabic: تركيا
  • Aragonese: Turquía
  • Armenian: Թուրքիա
  • Arpitan: Turquia
  • Arpitan: Turquie
  • Assamese: তুৰস্ক
  • Asturian: Turquía
  • Atayal: Turkey
  • Atikamekw: Turkia
  • Avaric: Turka
  • Avaric: Туркия
  • Avaric: Турция
  • Awadhi: टर्की
  • Aymara: Turkiya
  • Azerbaijani: T.C.
  • Azerbaijani: TR
  • Azerbaijani: TUR
  • Azerbaijani: Türkiya
  • Azerbaijani: Türkiyə
  • Azerbaijani: Türkiyə Cümhuriyyəti
  • Azerbaijani: Türkiyə Respublikası
  • Azerbaijani: tr
  • Balinese: Turki
  • Bambara: Turiki
  • Bambara: Türkiye
  • Banjar: Turki
  • Bashkir: Төркиә
  • Basque: Turkia
  • Bavarian: Tiakei
  • Belarusian: Турцыя
  • Belarusian: Турэцкая Рэспубліка
  • Belarusian: Турэччына
  • Bengali: তুরস্ক
  • Bengali: তুর্কি
  • Bhojpuri: टर्की
  • Bhojpuri: तुर्की
  • Bishnupriya: তুরস্ক
  • Bislama: Turkey
  • Bosnian: Turska
  • Brahui: Turkí
  • Breton: Turkia
  • Buginese: Turki
  • Bulgarian: Република Турция
  • Bulgarian: Турция
  • Burmese: တူရကီ
  • Burmese: တူရကီနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República Turca
  • Catalan: República de Turquia
  • Catalan: Turquia
  • Catalan: Türkiye
  • Catalan: 🇹🇷
  • Cebuano: Turkeya
  • Cebuano: Turkiya
  • Central Bikol: Turkiya
  • Central Kurdish: توركیا
  • Central Kurdish: تورکیا
  • Central Kurdish: تورکیە
  • Central Kurdish: کۆماری تورکیا
  • Chamorro: Turkey
  • Chavacano: Turquía
  • Chechen: Туркойчоь
  • Cherokee: ᎬᏂᏱ
  • Cherokee: ᎬᏃ
  • Cheyenne: Turkey
  • Chinese: Thó͘-ní-kî
  • Chinese: Tǔěrqí
  • Chinese: 土耳其
  • Chinese: 土耳其共和国
  • Chinese: 土耳其共和國
  • Chinese: 突厥
  • Chinese: 🇹🇷
  • Church Slavic: Тѷрци
  • Chuvash: Турци
  • Cornish: Turki
  • Corsican: Turchia
  • Cree: ᑐᕒᑭ
  • Crimean Tatar: Türkiye
  • Crimean Tatar: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti
  • Croatian: Republika Turska
  • Croatian: Turska
  • Czech: Turecko
  • Danish: Tyrkiet
  • Dhivehi: ތުރުކީވިލާތް
  • Dimli (individual language): Tırkiya
  • Dinka: Turkia
  • Dotyali: टर्की
  • Dutch: Republiek Turkije
  • Dutch: TR
  • Dutch: TUR
  • Dutch: Turkije
  • Dzongkha: Turkey
  • Dzongkha: བྱའི་རིགས་ཅིག
  • Eastern Mari: Турций
  • Egyptian Arabic: توركيا
  • English: Republic of Turkey
  • English: TR
  • English: TUR
  • English: 🇹🇷
  • Erzya: Турция Мастор
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Turkio
  • Esperanto: TR
  • Esperanto: Turkio
  • Esperanto: Turkujo
  • Estonian: Türgi
  • Estonian: Türgi Vabariik
  • Ewe: Turkey
  • Ewe: Tɛki nutome
  • Extremaduran: Turquia
  • Faroese: Turkaland
  • Fiji Hindi: Turkey
  • Fijian: Turkey
  • Finnish: Turkki
  • French: République de Turquie
  • French: République turque
  • French: TR
  • French: Turq.
  • French: Turquie
  • French: estroict de Sibyle
  • French: la République de Turquie
  • French: tr
  • Friulian: Turchie
  • Fulah: Turkii
  • Fulah: Turkiya
  • Fulah: Türkiye
  • Gagauz: Türkiye
  • Galician: República Turca
  • Galician: República de Turquia
  • Galician: Turquía - Türkiye
  • Galician: Turquía
  • Galician: تۊرکيه
  • Gan Chinese: 土耳其
  • Ganda: Buturuki
  • Ganda: Ttake
  • Georgian: tr
  • Georgian: თურ.
  • Georgian: თურქეთი
  • Georgian: თურქეთის რესპუბლიკა
  • Georgian: 🇹🇷
  • German: Republik Turkei
  • German: TR
  • German: TUR
  • German: Türkei
  • German: 🇹🇷
  • Gilaki: تۊرکيه
  • Goan Konkani: Turkey
  • Goan Konkani: तुर्की
  • Gorontalo: Turki
  • Gothic: 𐍄𐍅𐍂𐌺𐌾𐌰
  • Greek: Τουρκία
  • Greek: Τουρκική Δημοκρατία
  • Guarani: Tuykia
  • Guarani: Tuykía
  • Guianese Creole French: Tirki
  • Gujarati: તુર્કસ્તાન
  • Gujarati: તુર્કી
  • Haitian: Tiki
  • Hakka Chinese: Thú-ngí-khì
  • Hausa: Thú-ngí-khì
  • Hausa: Tureke
  • Hausa: Turkiyya
  • Hawaiian: Tureke
  • Hebrew: הרפובליקה הטורקית
  • Hebrew: הרפובליקה התורכית
  • Hebrew: טורכיה
  • Hebrew: טורקיה
  • Hebrew: טורקייה
  • Hebrew: תורכיה
  • Hebrew: תורקיה
  • Hindi: तुर्की
  • Hungarian: Törökország
  • Icelandic: Tyrkland
  • Ido: Turkia
  • Igbo: Turkéy
  • Iloko: Turkia
  • Inari Sami: Turkki
  • Indonesian: Republik Turki
  • Indonesian: Turkey
  • Indonesian: Turki
  • Ingush: Туркий мохк
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Turchia
  • Interlingue: Turcia
  • Inuktitut: ᑑᕐᑭ
  • Inupiaq: Turkey
  • Irish: An Tuirc
  • Italian: Repubblica Turchia
  • Italian: Turchia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Toerki
  • Jamaican Creole English: Torki
  • Japanese: トルコ
  • Japanese: トルコ共和国
  • Javanese: Turki
  • Kabardian: Тырку
  • Kabiyè: Tuurkii
  • Kabuverdianu: Turkia
  • Kabyle: Tturk
  • Kalaallisut: Tyrk Nunaat
  • Kalaallisut: Tyrkia
  • Kalmyk: Түргүдин Орн
  • Kannada: ಟರ್ಕಿ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Tu'rkiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Тюрк
  • Kashmiri: ترکی
  • Kashmiri: तुर्किये
  • Kashubian: Tëreckô
  • Kazakh: Түркия
  • Khmer: តួកគី
  • Khmer: ទួរគី
  • Kikuyu: Turkey
  • Kikuyu: Uturuki
  • Kinyarwanda: Turukiya
  • Kirghiz: Түркия Республикасы
  • Komi-Permyak: Тюркия
  • Komi: Турция
  • Kongo: Turki
  • Korean: 터키
  • Kotava: Turka
  • Kurdish: Tirkiye
  • Kölsch: Türkei
  • Ladin: Turchia
  • Ladino: Turkia
  • Ladino: Turkiya
  • Lak: Туркия
  • Lao: Turkia
  • Lao: ຕຸນກີ
  • Lao: ປະເທດຕວກກີ
  • Lao: ປະເທດຕວັກກີ
  • Latgalian: Turceja
  • Latin: Turcia
  • Latvian: Turcija
  • Latvian: Turcijas Republika
  • Lezghian: Турция
  • Lezghian: Туьркия
  • Ligurian: Turchia
  • Limburgan: Turkije
  • Limburgan: Törkieë
  • Lingala: Tiliki
  • Lingala: Turkí
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Turcia
  • Literary Chinese: 土耳其
  • Lithuanian: Turkija
  • Liv: Tirkmō
  • Livvi: Turkanmua
  • Livvi: Turtsii
  • Lojban: turk
  • Lombard: Türchia
  • Low German: Turkije
  • Low German: Törkie
  • Lower Sorbian: Turkojska
  • Luba-Katanga: Tuluki
  • Luxembourgish: Tierkei
  • Macedo-Romanian: Turchia
  • Macedonian: Турција
  • Madurese: Turki
  • Maithili: टर्की
  • Malagasy: Torkia
  • Malay: Turki
  • Malayalam: തുര്‍ക്കി
  • Malayalam: തുർക്കി
  • Maltese: Repubblika tat-Turkija
  • Maltese: Turkija
  • Manx: Yn Turkee
  • Maori: Tākei
  • Marathi: तुर्कस्तान
  • Marathi: तुर्की
  • Mazanderani: ترکیه
  • Mazanderani: تورکیه
  • Min Dong Chinese: Tū-ī-gì
  • Min Nan Chinese: Thó·-ní-kî
  • Min Nan Chinese: Thó͘-ní-kî
  • Min Nan Chinese: Thó͘-nī-kî
  • Min Nan Chinese: Turkey
  • Min Nan Chinese: Turkiye
  • Min Nan Chinese: Türkiye
  • Min Nan Chinese: Türkiye Kiōng-hô-kok
  • Minangkabau: Turki
  • Mingrelian: თურქეთი
  • Mirandese: Turquie
  • Moksha: Туркамастор
  • Mongolian: Турк
  • Moroccan Arabic: تركيا
  • Moroccan Arabic: توركيا
  • N'Ko: ߓߊߕߍ߫ ߣߝߊ߬ߖߌ߫
  • Narom: Turtchie
  • Nauru: Terki
  • Navajo: Tʼóok Bikéyah
  • Ndonga: Turkey
  • Neapolitan: Turchia
  • Nepali: टर्की
  • Nepali: तुर्की
  • Newari: टर्की
  • Nias: Turki
  • North Ndebele: Thekhi
  • Northern Frisian: Türkei
  • Northern Luri: ترکیه
  • Northern Sami: Durka
  • Northern Sami: Durkka dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Tyrkia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tyrkia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tyrkia
  • Novial: Turkia
  • Nyanja: Turkey
  • Occitan (post 1500): Turquia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܛܘܪܩܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Turcland
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Tyrcland
  • Oriya: ତୁର୍କୀ
  • Oromo: Tarkii
  • Ossetian: Турк
  • Pali: तुर्किये
  • Pampanga: Republika ning Turkiya
  • Pampanga: Turkiya
  • Pangasinan: Turkiyo
  • Panjabi: ਤੁਰਕੀ
  • Papiamento: Turkia
  • Pedi: Turkey
  • Pennsylvania German: Turkie
  • Pennsylvania German: Welschhinkel
  • Persian: ترکیه
  • Persian: تُرک، تورک. از نژاد تور پسر فریدون
  • Pfaelzisch: Turkije
  • Pfaelzisch: Türkei
  • Picard: Turkie
  • Piemontese: Turchìa
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Turkii
  • Polish: Turcja
  • Pontic: Τουρκία
  • Portuguese: República da Turquia
  • Portuguese: Turquia
  • Pushto: ترکيه
  • Pushto: تورکيه
  • Quechua: Turkiya
  • Quechua: Turkya
  • Romanian: Turcia
  • Romansh: Tirchia
  • Rundi: Turukiya
  • Russia Buriat: Турк
  • Russia Buriat: Түрэг Улас
  • Russian: Турецкая Республика
  • Russian: Турция
  • Rusyn: Турція
  • Sakizaya: Turkey
  • Samoan: Take
  • Samogitian: Torkėjė
  • Sango: Turukïi
  • Sanskrit: तुर्की
  • Santali: ᱛᱩᱨᱠᱤ
  • Saraiki: ترکی
  • Sardinian: Turkia
  • Saterfriesisch: Turkäi
  • Scots: Turkey
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Tuirc
  • Serbian: Turska
  • Serbian: Турска
  • Serbo-Croatian: Turska
  • Serbo-Croatian: Türkei
  • Shan: မိူင်းတိူဝ်ႇၵီႇ
  • Shan: မိူင်းၽိၼ်ႇလၢၼ
  • Shona: Turkey
  • Sicilian: Turchìa
  • Silesian: Turcyjo
  • Sindhi: ترڪي
  • Sinhala: තුර්කිය
  • Skolt Sami: Turkk
  • Skolt Sami: Turkkjânnam
  • Skolt Sami: Tuurk tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Turecko
  • Slovenian: Turčija
  • Somali: Turki
  • Somali: Turkiga
  • South Azerbaijani: تورکیه
  • Southern Sotho: Türkiye
  • Spanish: Republica de Turquia
  • Spanish: República de Turquía
  • Spanish: Turkey
  • Spanish: Turquia
  • Spanish: Turquía
  • Sranan Tongo: Turkiyakondre
  • Sundanese: Turki
  • Swahili: Uturuki
  • Swati: IThekhi
  • Swedish: Turkiet
  • Swiss German: Türkei
  • Tagalog: Turkey
  • Tagalog: Turkiya
  • Tahitian: Turiti
  • Tajik: Туркия
  • Tajik: Туркиё
  • Tamil: துருக்கி
  • Tatar: Törkiä
  • Tatar: Төркия
  • Telugu: టర్కీ
  • Tetum: Turkia
  • Thai: Republic of Turkey
  • Thai: Turkey
  • Thai: ตุรกี
  • Thai: ประเทศตุรกี
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐตุรกี
  • Tibetan: ཏུར་ཀི།
  • Tibetan: ཏུརཀི།
  • Tigrinya: ሪፓብሊክ ቱርኪ
  • Tigrinya: ቱርኪ
  • Tigrinya: ቱርክ
  • Tok Pisin: Teki
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Toake
  • Tosk Albanian: Türkei
  • Tsonga: Turkey
  • Tswana: Turkey
  • Tulu: ಟರ್ಕಿ
  • Tumbuka: Turkey
  • Tunisian Arabic: تركيا
  • Turkish: T.C.
  • Turkish: T. C.
  • Turkish: TC
  • Turkish: TUR
  • Turkish: Türkiye
  • Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti
  • Turkish: tr
  • Turkish: 🇹🇷
  • Turkmen: Türkiýe
  • Tuvinian: Турция
  • Twi: Turkey
  • Udmurt: Турция
  • Uighur: Türkiye
  • Uighur: تۈركىيە جۇمھۇرىيىتى
  • Ukrainian: Турецька Республіка
  • Ukrainian: Туреччина
  • Ukrainian: Турція
  • Upper Sorbian: Republika Turkowska
  • Upper Sorbian: Turkowska
  • Urdu: ترکی
  • Uzbek: Turkiya
  • Venda: Turkey
  • Venetian: Turchia
  • Veps: Turcii
  • Veps: Turkanma
  • Vietnamese: Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ
  • Vlaams: Turkeye
  • Vlax Romani: Turkiya
  • Volapük: Türkän
  • Võro: Türgü
  • Walloon: Tourkeye
  • Waray (Philippines): Turkeya
  • Welsh: Twrci
  • Western Armenian: Թուրքիա
  • Western Balochi: تورکیه
  • Western Frisian: Turkije
  • Western Mari: Турци
  • Western Panjabi: ترکی
  • Wolof: Tirki
  • Wu Chinese: 土耳其
  • Xhosa: ITurkiya
  • Yakut: Туурсуйа
  • Yakut: Түркийэ
  • Yiddish: טערקיי
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Tọọki
  • Yoruba: Turkey
  • Yoruba: Túrkì
  • Yue Chinese: 土耳其
  • Zeeuws: Turkije
  • Zhuang: Dujwjgiz
  • Zulu: ITheki
  • Zulu: i-Turkey
  • Takĩ
  • Tourkía
  • Turchî
  • Турчия
  • Тыркуей

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