Ankara is one of the most populated cities in Turkey, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 39.57N latitude / 32.54E longitude. For routing in Ankara, please check the free driving directions Ankara service below.
Asia is the world’s largest continent, with a total area of 16,838,365 sq miles (43,608,000 sq km). It comprises 49 separate countries, including 97% of Turkey and 72% of the Russian Federation. Almost 60% of the world’s population lives in Asia.
Area: 16,838,365 sq miles (43,608,000 sq km).
Highest point: Mount Everest, China/Nepal 29,029 ft (8848 m).
Lowest Point: the Dead Sea, Israel/Jordan -1388 ft (-423 m) below sea level.
Longest river: the Yangtze, China 3915 miles (6299 km).
Largest lake: Caspian Sea, Asia/Europe 143,243 sq miles (371,000 sq km).
Largest island: Borneo, Brunie/Indonesia/Malaysia 292,222 sq miles (757,050 sq km).
Highest recorded temperature: Tirat Zevi, Israel 129°F (54°C).
Lowest recorded temperature: Verkhoyansk, Russian Federation -90°F (-68°C).
Wettest Place: Cherrapunji, India 450 in (11,430 mm).
Driest Place: Aden, Yemen 1.8 in (46 mm).
Population: Approximately 3,823,390,000 people.
The number of countries: 49.
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Driving Directions Turkey
TURKEY spans Europe and Asia’s continents and guards the sea passage between the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea. The modern Republic of Turkey came into being in 1923 following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish War of Independence (1918-23).
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Google maps and detailed facts of Turkey (TR). This page enables you to explore Turkey and its border countries (Country Location: Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria) through detailed Satellite imagery – fast and easy as never before Google maps.
There is also Street View and free Driving Directions at your service. Your Google Satellite Map Sightseeing in Turkey starts here at Driving Directions and Maps.com in the Middle East.