|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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In The News
- Animal: Grey Wolf
- Bird: Redwing
- Coat of Arms:
- 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.
- Flag of Turkey
- Flower: Tulip
- Sport: Wrestling, Cirit
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