Turkey Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Factory workers may eat at cafeterias, so may students. Workers in the field usually bring lunch to eat during a... More
  • Family: The individual is loyal to one's family and dependent upon them as well. The Turkish household often times has extended... More
  • Fashion: Western-style clothing is most common. European fashions are popular among the youth. Some younger women prefer to wear pants, jeans,... More
  • Visiting: Socializing mostly involves food as saying “I share my food with you, I trust you”. Sometimes it involves table games... More

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Capital Ankara
Government Type republican parliamentary democracy
Currency YTL
Population 79,414,269
Total Area 302,533 Square Miles
783,562 Square Kilometers
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
Language Turkish (official), Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek

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