Turkey


Currency

The official currency of Turkey is Lira (code: TRY).

Capital

Ankara, since 1923.

Location

Turkey is located in South eastern Europe and western Asia.


Turkey Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 77,695,904

Estimated population (2010): 73,722,988

Flag


Turkey Flag

Economy

Turkey has the world's 15th and Europe's 6th largest economy. The economy of Turkey is defined as an emerging market economy by the IMF, Merrill Lynch, the World Bank, and The Economist. CIA World Factbook lists Turkey among the world's developed countries. Turkey is also defined by economists and political scientists as one of the world's newly industrialized countries.
Turkey is among the world's leading producers of agricultural products, textiles, motor vehicles, ships and other transportation equipment, construction materials, consumer electronics, and home appliances.
According to the World Bank Turkey is an upper-middle income country in terms of the country's per capita GDP. According to Forbes magazine, Istanbul, had a total of 37 billionaires in 2013, ranking 5th in the world.


The most popular places in Turkey among international travellers

Antalya

Antalya
Bodrum

Bodrum
Ephesus

Ephesus
Istanbul

Istanbul
Izmir

Izmir
Mount Nemrut

Mount Nemrut
Pamukkale

Pamukkale
Trabzon

Trabzon