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Turkey's Information

Flag of Turkey
Land Area 769,632 km2
Water Area 13,930 km2
Total Area 783,562 km2
Population 80,274,604
Population Density 102.45 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,700.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $21,100
Currency Lira (TRY)
Largest Cities
  • Istanbul (11,174,257)
  • Ankara (3,517,182)
  • Izmir (2,500,603)
  • Bursa (1,412,701)
  • Adana (1,248,988)
  • Gaziantep (1,065,975)
  • Konya (875,530)
  • Cankaya (792,189)
  • Antalya (758,188)
  • Bagcilar (724,270)
Turkey Flag:
Flag of Turkey

The flag of Turkey was officially adopted on June 5, 1936.

The white crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are placed slightly to the left on the red field, and that shade of red dates back to the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century.

Larger Turkey flag

Turkey Coat of Arms:
Flag of Turkey

The emblem of Turkey contains the crescent and star symbols of Islam in red, and is an adaptation of the national flag.

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