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Official Name of Country Republic of Turkey
Capital City Ankara
Government Parliamentary Democracy
Population 78.7 million (2015)
Labor Force (Population) 29.7 million (2015)
Median Age 31 (2015)
Official Language Turkish
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
Area 783,562.38 km²
Coordinates 39° 55' North, 32° 50' East
Time Zone GMT +2
Neighboring Countries Bulgaria, Greece, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia
Major Cities (Population) Istanbul (14.7 million), Ankara (5.3 million), Izmir (4.2 million), Bursa (2.8 million), Antalya (2.3 million) (2015)
Climate Temperate; hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters
Telephone Code +90
Country Code Top-Level Domain .tr
Electricity Voltage 220 V, 50 Hz
Currency Turkish Lira (TRY)
Financial Center Istanbul
GDP USD 720 billion (2015-Current Prices)
GDP Per Capita USD 9,261 (2015)
Exports Value USD 144 billion (2015)
Imports Value USD 207 billion (2015)
Tourism Revenue USD 31.5 billion (2015)
Tourist Number 41.6 million (2015)
Foreign Direct Investment USD 16.8 billion (2015)
Number of Companies with Foreign Capital 46,756 (2015)
Inflation Rate 8.81% (CPI-2015)
Major Exports Markets Germany (9.3%); UK (7.3%); Iraq (5.9%); Italy (4.8%); USA (4.4%); France (4.1%); Switzerland (3.9%); Spain (3.3%); UAE (3.3%); Iran (2.5%) (2015)
Major Imports Sources China (12%); Germany (10.3%); Russia (9.8%); USA (5.4%); Italy (5.1%); France (3.7%); South Korea (3.4%); Iran (2.9%); India (2.7%); Spain (2.7%) (2015)
Trade Agreements
  • Customs Union Agreement with the EU
  • Free Trade Agreements with Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, Croatia, EFTA member countries (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein), Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, South Korea, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Serbia, Tunisia
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