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Göreme National Park, Cappadocia
Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Image: © UNESCO Author: Francesco Bandarin

About Turkey

Turkey Coat of ArmsMap is showing Turkey located in Western Asia on the Anatolian peninsula with the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Aegean Sea in west, and the Black Sea in north.
Turkey has a small enclave in southeastern Europe on the Balkan Peninsula (East Thrace) which is separated from the mainland by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles.

Turkey shares international borders with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, and Syria.
It shares maritime borders with Cyprus, Egypt, Northern Cyprus, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine.

Selimiye Mosque, Edirne, Turkey
Selimiye Mosque in the city of Edirne. The Selimiye Mosque is one of the most famous architectural legacies of the Ottoman Empire. The mosque was built between 1568 and 1574. The Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex official website is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Image: Ava Babili

The country occupies an area of 783,562 km², compared it is more than twice the size of Germany or slightly smaller than the U.S. states of Texas and Louisiana combined.

Turkey has a population of 78,741,000 inhabitants (in 2015), largest city is Istanbul, the national capital is Ankara, spoken languages are Turkish (official), Kurdish, and Arabic.

Turkey's main geographical features

Mountain Range: Taurus Mountain range in southern Turkey divides the central Anatolian Plateau from the Mediterranean coastal region.
Pontic Mountains, a mountain range in north east of the country in northern Anatolia along the southern coast of the Black Sea.
Hierapolis-Pamukkale, Turkey
Hierapolis-Pamukkale - Pamukkale (Cotton Palace), calcite-laden waters have created an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. Pamukkale and the nearby thermal spa of Hierapolis, built by the kings of Pergamon, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site official website.
Image: Antoine Taveneaux

Volcanos: Mount Ararat, the dormant volcano near the border with Armenia and Iran is the highest peak in Turkey with an elevation of 5,137 m (16,854 ft). Mount Erciyes, a massive stratovolcano south of the city of Kayseri.
Lakes: Lake Van (Van Gölü), in Eastern Turkey is the largest lake in the country. Lake Tuz (Tuz Gölü), the salt lake in the Central Anatolia Region is Turkey's second largest lake. Lake Uluabat, shallow freshwater lake near Bursa.
Highlands: Armenian Highlands, a land-locked plateau east of the Anatolian plateau and north of Lake Van, the central region of historic Armenia.
Rivers: Kızılırmak, the 'Red River', also known as the Halys River, with a lenghts of 1,350 km it is the longest river in Turkey. The Taurus Mountains in Turkey are the source of two of the most important rivers of Mesopotamia, Euphrates and Tigris. Seyhan River, longest river in Turkey that flows into the Mediterranean Sea.
National Park: Uludağ National Park, the highest area in western Anatolia, with the the ancient mountains of Mysian Olympus and Bithynian Olympus, it is a popular center for winter sports.
Peninsula: Gallipoli Peninsula, located in Turkish Thrace, the European part of Turkey, between the Aegean Sea in west and the Dardanelles strait in east.
Islands: Imbros (Gökçeada), the largest island of Turkey. Tenedos (Bozcaada), island in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea.
Historic places: Hisarlik, is the modern name for the site of ancient Troy. Mount Nemrut in Adiyaman Province, on the summit is a royal tomb-sanctuary, the mausoleum of Antiochus I from the Hellenistic period in the 1st century BC, the tomb is flanked by huge 8-9 m high statues. The Nemrut Dağ official website is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Myra, an ancient Greek town in Lycia with two necropoleis of Lycian rock-cut tombs and a Greek amphitheater. Göreme a town in Cappadocia, famous for the "fairy chimney" rock formations. The Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia official website is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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