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About Turkey

Turkey is a country located in the combined landmass area of Europe and Asia, i.e., Eurasia. The country is located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is a Unitary Parliamentary Republic. The destinations which grab the attention of the visitors in the country are Istanbul City, Historical Sites of the country, Spa, and Seaside Resorts.


Language :

Turkish (official)

Calling Code :

+90

Currency :

Turkish Lira (TRY)

Area :

783,562 square km (302,535 square miles)

Population :

75,627,384 (approx)

Time Zone :

EET (UTC+2)
Summer (DST) - EEST (UTC+3)


Climate & Geography

Turkey witnesses mild rainy winters and dry hot summers at the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts. The average temperature in summer ranges from around 28º C to 30º C, while the winters possess mild snowfall and chilly climate with rainfall in Istanbul. The eastern mountainous parts of Turkey encounter very cold and snowy climate in winter, whereas it is pleasantly warm in peak summer season. The southeastern parts of Turkey remain dry and mild in winter and very hot in summer, with temperatures rising to 45º C and above. From the tourism point of view, spring and autumn seasons have the best climatic conditions in the country.

Turkey lies between latitudes 35° and 43° N, and longitudes 25° and 45° E.

Territory & Capital : Turkey touches the borders of eight countries: Georgia to the northeast, Greece to the west, Bulgaria to the northwest, Iran, Armenia, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east, and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The coastal borders shared by Turkey are the Aegean Sea to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Black Sea to the north. Ankara is the capital of Turkey while Istanbul boasts of being the largest city of the country.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : The best time to visit Turkey is during the months of spring, i.e., between April and June, and during autumn which ranges from September to November

Transportation

Airlines, Railways, Ships and Road transport are the modes of transport for getting around in Turkey.


Tourist & Immigration Info

Contact the nearest embassy of Turkey for updated details on the requirements for obtaining visa.


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