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Being a Tourist in Turkey was established in 2017 with the aim of promoting Turkey with the good and bad sides. It consists of about provinces, festivals, historical sites, places, foods and museums categories. It has been working on several web projects such as do you know these?, write us, and the tests. Being a Tourist in Turkey consists of a team of 8. Also, it benefits from language editing and many voluntary writers. Our aim is to turn our website into a web page that plays an active role in the promotion of Turkey.

About Turkey

The Republic of Turkey is a country located in the northern hemisphere at the intersection point of Europe and Asia continents. The large part of the country’s land is located in Anatolian peninsula, while the remaining is in Trakya, the extension of the Balkan peninsula. The three sides of the country are surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the Bosphorus that connects these two seas, and the Marmara Sea, and the Aegean Sea. Neighbors are Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Nakhichevan (Azerbaijan), TRNC, Iran, Iraq and Syria.

When viewed from the space the surface area of Turkey’s lands, which look like a rectangle, is 814.578 km² and Turkey has wider lands than all its neighbors except Iran and all European countries except the Russian Federation.

In terms of population, Turkey (about 73 million) is the second largest country of Europe after Germany.

The length of Turkey’s land borders is 2.875 km, the length of sea borders is 8.333 km. The width of Turkey is about 550 km and the length is about 1.500 km.

Turkey is located between 36-42 degrees north latitude and 26-45 degrees east longitude and there is a 76-minute time difference between the east and the west of country.

Turkey, one of the most strategic countries of the world with its geopolitical position, is at the intersection point of Asia, Europe and Africa continents called “Old World Continents”. It is the only bridge between all religions as well as between the east and west civilizations.

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