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Turkey - TR / TUR

Name Turkey (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes TR / TUR
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Ankara
Area 76963
DD coordinates 38.957342 / 35.240741
DMS coordinates 38°57'26.43" N / 35°14'26.67" E
UTM coordinates 36S 694156.62074478 4314430.4793039
Total cities 5667
Flag of Turkey

Turkey location on map

Information about Turkey

Turkey is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Turkey, is TR.

It's territory covers an area of 76963 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. On nationwide level, Turkish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Turkish. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 67333 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 12710 km. Turkey merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1200 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 90 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use TRY as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Turkey live according to the Europe/Istanbul time zone, which is also the one used in Ankara.

More facts

Official languages Turkish
Nationalities Turkish
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .tr
Phone codes 90
Currencies TRY
Life expectancy males Ø 74,4 years
Life expectancy females Ø 80,3 years
Birthrate 16,0 ‰
Deathrate 5,4 ‰
Males/Females 49,4%/50,6%

Where to fly from Turkey

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Istanbul (TR) - Miami (US) IST MIA TK 157 0 0 710 1 742,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Athens (GR) IST ATH A3 995 0 0 90 82,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Dubai (AE) IST DXB FZ 756 0 0 255 862,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Boston (US) IST BOS TK 81 0 0 640 3 324,00$
Istanbul (TR) - New York (US) IST JFK TK 11 0 0 645 3 515,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Cairo (EG) IST CAI TK 690 0 0 135 344,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Chicago (US) IST ORD TK 185 0 0 700 615,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Batumi (GE) IST BUS TK 390 0 0 105 151,00$
Istanbul (TR) - Yerevan (AM) SAW EVN PC 550 0 0 120 96,00$
Antalya (TR) - Ercan (CY) AYT ECN PC 1871 0 0 65 243,00$
Updated 13.08.2022

TR economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 246,92 bn $
Importations 226,52 bn $
Tourism receipts 42,35 bn $
Unemployment rate 13,9%
Inflation rate 15,18%
Corruption index 40 (bad)
Energy consumption 231,1 bn kWh

TR land use

6% Urban areas 44090 km²
50% Agricultural areas 393303 km²
15% Forest 119530 km²
0% Water areas 15720 km²
29% Others 228426 km²

TR transport

Roadways 67333 km
Railways 12710 km
Waterways 1200 km
Commercial harbors 1234
Airports 112

Turkey cities by first letter

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From Turkey to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 8782 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 10566 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 7504 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 11922 km
TTO Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago North America Port of Spain 9846 km
AND Flag of Andorra Andorra Europe - 2843 km
ATG Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda North America - 9409 km
AIA Flag of Anguilla Anguilla North America - 9433 km
ATA Flag of Antarctica Antarctica Antarctica - 12411 km
ASM Flag of American Samoa American Samoa Oceania Pago Pago 16280 km

There are many ways to find how far is Turkey (TR) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Turkey to Haversine
North pole 5676 km 3527 mil
Equator 5623 km 3494 mil
South pole 14339 km 8910 mil

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41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Turkey and Pitcairn Islands is 17776 kilometers or 11045 miles.
The most smallest distances between Turkey and Cyprus is 451 kilometers or 280 miles.
We found information about 5667 cities.
The capital of TR is Ankara with population in 2022 over 5503980 people.
The area of Turkey (TR) is 76963 square kilometers.
Yes, Turkey is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of TR is The Republic of Turkey.
Turkey has approximately 112 airports.