Turkey

by Hunter.Gafford

1Country basic

Turkey

Ankara

2 Geography:

Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria.

Government

republican parliamentary democracy

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

by the citizens

Economy

Rich nation


$232.5 billion (2014 est.

16.33 births/1,000 population (2015 est.)

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Culture

The traditional clothing for women of Turkey includes the şalvar which is usually worn with upper garments of varying styles and lengths. The traditional şalvar .

Turkish (official), Kurdish, other minority languages

Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)

Nine of the most popular Turkish food dishes including mezes, corba, kumpir, pide, kebab, menemen, kofte and baklava. How many of these food dishes have .

Cilmate

The swimming season becomes shorter the further north one goes: South Aegean and Mediterranean April to October. Black Sea Coast: Temperate climate with warm summers, mild winters, and relatively high rainfall. Central Turkey: These areas have a steppe climate with hot, dry summers, cold winters.


Annual precipitation in those areas varies from 580 to 1,300 millimeters, depending on location. The Black Sea coast receives the greatest amount of rainfall. The eastern part of that receives 2,200 millimeters annually and is the only region of Turkey that receives rainfall throughout the year.

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    Winters on the plateau are especially severe. Temperatures of −30 °C to −40 °C (−22 °F to −40 °F) can occur in eastern Anatolia, and snow may lie on the ground at least 120 days of the year. In the west, winter temperatures average below 1 °C (34 °F).

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History

TURKEY IS A NEW COUNTRY in an old land. The modern Turkish state--beginning with the creation of the Republic of Turkey in the years immediately after World War I--drew on a national consciousness that had developed only in the late nineteenth century.

compare and contrast

More Information about Turkey. With its 81,619,392 people, Turkey is the 16th largest country in the world by population. It is the 37th largest country in the world .