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Geography Statistics of Turkey

Turkey's Information

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Land Area 769,632 km2
Water Area 13,930 km2
Total Area 783,562km2 (#36)
Population 80,274,604 (#19)
Population Density 104.30/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,700.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $21,100
Currency Lira (TRY)
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  • Coastline: 4,473 miles (7,200 km)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 297,155 sq miles (769,632 sq km)
    ( water) 5,378 sq miles (13,930 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 302,533 sq miles (783,562 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 81 provinces in Turkey.
  • Horizontal Width: 1,083.69 miles (1,744.03 km) from Izmir east to Van
  • Vertical Length: 379.43 miles (610.63 km) from Antalya north to Izmit

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (8) Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Syria
  • Geographic Center: About 47.64 miles (76.66 km) northwest of Kaysen
  • Highest Point: Mt. Ararat 16,948 ft. (5,166m)
  • Lowest Point: Mediterranean Sea 0m
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.