:: EUROPE - Turkey

Capital: Ankara

Total Population (million): 73.8877327981
Annual growth rate: 1.26%
Density: 94inhab./km²
Urban population: 68.2%
Ethnic Origins: There are more than 70 ethnic groups in Turkey. 75% Turks, 20% Kurds, 3-4% Circassians, and also Armenians, Greeks, Georgians, Arabs, Europeans of Thrace and the Balkans, Russians...(1-2%).
Official Language: Turkish.
Other languages spoken: There are several other Altaic languages as well as minorities speaking Kurdish, Greek, Armenian, Bulgarian, Albanian or Circassian. English, French or German are languages used fairly frequently in trade.
Business language: English is very commonly used in business.
Religion: Muslims 96%. Others: Jews, Orthodox, Catholics and Protestants.
Country overview

Area: 783560 km²
Type of State: Turkey is a republic based on a parliamentary democracy.
Turkey is a "quasi-democratic" State in full transition. The army plays an important role, however informal, in the political life of the country.
Type of economy: Upper-middle-income economy, OECD member, Emerging Financial Market

Telephone code:
To call from Turkey, dial 00
To call in Turkey, dial 90
Internet suffix: .tr
Computers: 5.1
Telephone lines: 26
Internet users: 21
Access to electricity: n.c.



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