Which type of country is Turkey?

Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye) is a country in both Europe and Asia. The area of Turkey is about 780,000 square kilometres (300,000 sq mi). Turkey is a republic. There are 81 provinces in Turkey.

Is Turkey a city or country?

Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye [ˈtyɾcije]), officially the Republic of Turkey, is a country bridging Europe and Asia….Turkey.

Republic of Turkey Türkiye Cumhuriyeti (Turkish)
Capital Ankara 39°N 35°ECoordinates: 39°N 35°E
Largest city Istanbul 41°1′N 28°57′E
Official languages Turkish

How many countries are in Turkey?

Turkey’s highest peak, Mount Ararat (Ağrı Dağı) — 5,137 meters high — is situated near the point where the boundaries of the four countries meet.

What language is spoken in Turkey?

Turkey/Official languages

Is English spoken in Turkey?

Will it be hard to get by with only English? Turkish is the official language of Turkey and English is widely spoken in Istanbul; visitors are often surprised by the relatively high level of English spoken by most Turks. An attempt to use Turkish is very much appreciated and considered good manners, though.

Do Turkish people speak English?

Is Turkey a capitalist country?

But the key word for understanding why Turkey looks the way it does is capitalism, not secularism. It is capitalist development that has determined the political journey of the Turkish republic. The turning points in this journey were all byproducts of the development of capitalism.

Is Turkey a Western country?

Yet today, Turkey is one of the most western style Islamic nations, and is even a candidate for entrance into the European Union. Though it’s history is relatively short, the series of events that led up to the Republic of Turkey’s westernized state is quite complicated.

What are Turkish national holidays?

Victory Day is a national holiday celebrated in Turkey on August 30 each year. Turkish flags and images of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk often adorn shops, public offices and people’s houses on this day.

What is Turkish religion?

Islam is the largest religion in Turkey according to the state, with 99.8% of the population being initially registered by the state as Muslim, for anyone whose parents are not of any other officially recognised religion and the remaining 0.2% are Christians or adherents of other officially recognised religions like Judaism.