Located in the continent of Asia, Turkey covers 769,632 square kilometers of land and 13,930 square kilometers of water, making it the 37th largest nation in the world with a total area of 783,562 square kilometers.
Turkey was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1453. The population of Turkey is 79,749,461 (2012) and the nation has a density of 104 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY). As well, the people of Turkey are refered to as Turkish.
The dialing code for the country is 90 and the top level internet domain for Turkish sites is .tr.
To learn more, visit our detailed Turkey section.
|Density||103.6 / km2 ( 268.4 / mi2 )|
|GDP||800,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||10,031 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||769,632 km2 (297,156 mi2)|
|Water Area||13,930 km2 (5,378 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Iraq, Georgia, Syria, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Greece, Bulgaria|
What is the capital of Turkey?
Ankara is the capital city of Turkey. It has a population of 3,517,182, and is located on a latitue of 39.92 and longitude of 32.85.
Ankara is also the political center of Turkey, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Ankara, the Capital Of Turkey
|Elevation||874 meters over sea level|
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