Total Population (million): 73.8877327981
Annual growth rate: 1.26%
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
Area: 783560 kmÂ²
Type of State: Turkey is a republic based on a parliamentary
Turkey is a "quasi-democratic" State in full transition. The army
plays an important role, however informal, in the political life of
Type of economy: Upper-middle-income economy, OECD member, Emerging
To call from Turkey, dial 00
To call in Turkey, dial 90
Internet suffix: .tr
Telephone lines: 26
Internet users: 21
Access to electricity: n.c.