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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)
Largest Cities

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    Turkey Trivia

    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.

    The Economy Of Turkey

    What are some of the most affordable places to study abroad in Europe?

    Turkey, Poland, Estonia, Hungary, Portugal, and Austria are some of Europe's most affordable study destinations.

    Most Affordable Places To Study Abroad

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    This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.