Turkey

Turkey's flagLocation: Asia / Europe
Official name: Republic of Turkey
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1923 / 1939
Capital city: Ankara
Population: 75.7 million / 255 people per sq mile (98 people per sq km)
Total land area: 301,382 square miles (780,580 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Turkish (official language), Kurdish, Arabic, Circassian, Armenian, Greek, Georgian, Ladino
Main religions: Muslim (mainly Sunni) 99%, Other 1%
Ethnic mix: Turkish 70%, Kurdish 20%,
Other 8%, Arab 2%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Turkish lira = 100 kurus
Literacy rate: 91%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3482 kilocalories


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