Country:   Turkey
Capital:   Ankara
AreaSqKm:   780,580
Population:   77,804,122
Region:   WAS
Continent:   AS
tld:   .tr
CurrencyCode:   TRY
CurrencyName:   Lira
Phone:   90
Languages:   tr-TR ku diq az av en-ZZ
neighbours:   SY:GE:IQ:IR:GR:AM:AZ:BG
Time Zone:   GMT+2 (March-October +3)
Description:   Turkey is located at the southernmost end of the Mediterranean. A small percentage of the country is in Europe, whereas the main part is in Asia (Middle East). Turkey has been inhabited for several millennia and was reasonably well know as far back as the Roman times. They were also the home of the once mighty Ottoman Empire. As such, there are ruins galore.
Useful Links:   http://www.gototurkey.co.uk/ This is the official web site for the Turkish Tourism Board based in the UK. It is an excellent and informative site. Very detailed and informative , easy to navigate and good links section. http://www.mfa.gov.tr/mfa This is the official web site for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Excellent visa infomration. Full list of Turkish embassies overseas as well as those of foreign nations to Turkey.

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