|Land Area||769,632 km2|
|Water Area||13,930 km2|
|Total Area||783,562km2 (#36)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$1,700.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$21,100|
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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.
Turkey Coat of Arms:
The emblem of Turkey contains the crescent and star symbols of Islam in red, and is an adaptation of the national flag.
What are the Largest Ethnic Groups in Turkey?
Turks make up the largest ethnic group in Turkey, with a total share of 72.5% of the population. Kurds make up the second largest group, at 12.7%.
The Ethnic Groups Of Turkey
What type of economy does Turkey have?
Turkey is an important emerging economy with a positive growth rate. Turkey is the fastest growing economy in Europe.