Modern Turkey , cradle of the civilizations
From 5000 BC to present day...
Republic of Turkey, Founded
in 1923 by K. Atatürk
Population: 68 Million
Government Type: Republican Parliamentary
Official Language: Turkish,
Ural-Altay origin, the closest European Languages are Finnish
Calendar: Gregorian Calendar
Alphabet: Latin Alphabet
Major Cities: İstanbul, Ankara,
İzmir, Bursa, Adana, Antalya
Borders: Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia,
Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria
Area: 780 580 sq. km.
Climate: Three climate zones;
The Mediterranean, Continental and Black sea (Hot Dry summers
with mild, wet winters, harsher in interior)
The Highest Mountain: The Mt.
Approx.5165 m. It is believed to be resting place of the Noah's
Turkey's dynamic economy is a complex mix of modern industry
and commerce along with traditional agriculture. It has a
strong and rapidly
growing private sector.
Industries: Auto industry, textiles,
food processingmining, steel, petroleum, construction, lumber,
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