TURKEY – Geographie, Population & Ecomomy.

Turkey is located in both Asia and Europe, and there is in the European section Istanbul, which is the largest Turkish city.

The remaining areas are distributed on Asian lands, and the most famous of which is the Anatolian region, where the Turkish capital, Ankara, is located.

The Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul Turkey.

The system of government in Turkey is republican, and the first Turkish constitution was promulgated after the military rule in 1982, which contributed to supporting political life in Turkey by defining the legislation that organizes the work of the Council of Ministers, the Legislative Body, and the Council of Representatives.

The Turkish president is elected for seven years and represents the republic and the ruling system in it, also he is considered the commander of the Turkish army, presides over the meetings that are held in the Council of Ministers.

In this article we will know more informations about this beautiful country.


The estimated population of Turkey is 80,274,604 million, and the population of Turkish origins comprises between 70% -75%.

The Kurds participate with them by 19%, and other minorities at a rate ranging between 7% -12%.

The Turkish language is the official language that is used in all public areas, and the Kurdish language is used as a secondary language.

The Muslim population constitutes 99.8%, and the percentage of the educated population who can read and write is about 95%.


Turkey map.

Turkey is witnessing a diversity of its geographical topography; Because of the distribution of its regions on the continents of Asia and Europe, and spread in the section of the continent of Asia, plateaus, and mountains, while the section of the continent of Europe contains hills and plains, and constitute the main geographical terrain in Turkey.


The economic sector in Turkey depends mainly on a free market economy, in which each of the services and industry sectors is witnessing a remarkable development, in partnership with the agricultural sector, which accounts for 25% of the total workforce, and the Turkish government seeks to reduce privatization.

Because it was able to provide sufficient support for its oil production sector, it worked to export nearly one million barrels of oil through the Caspian Sea to international markets, and it shares natural gas lines with Azerbaijan.

The government in Turkey relies on implementing a set of financial and tax reform programs that were implemented in partnership with the International Monetary Fund program, and these reforms contributed to strengthening the Turkish economy sector and supported economic development at a continuous growth rate of more than 6%.


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