Turkey Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Turkey
Surface:The total land area of Turkey is around 780,000 sq km.
Population: The population of Turkey is around 70 million. The largest non-Turkic ethnicity is the Kurd sect.
System of government: republican parliamentary democracy
Capital: Ankara, with a population of nearly 4 million people, is the capital of Turkey.
Religion: Sunni Muslims form officially 98%25 of the population, Orthodox Christians and Jews comprising the rest.
Official Language: The national language is Turkish, while Kurdish and Dimli are also locally spoken.
Government: republican parliamentary democracy
Climate: Turkey has a temperate climate with hot, dry winters and mild, wet winters.
Units of measure and electricity: The country uses the metric system of measurement with the official electricity unit being 220/50Hz.
Time Zone: The standard time in Turkey is GMT + 2.
Currency: New Turkish Lira (1 € = 1.78 TRY)
Travel documents required: A visa is required for entry into Turkey.