Outline of Turkey

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The location of Turkey

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Turkey:

Turkeysovereign Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in Southwest Asia and Thrace (Rumelia) at the southeastern tip of the Balkan Peninsula in Southern Europe.[1] Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic whose political system was established in 1923 under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, following the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the aftermath of World War I.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Turkey

Geography of Turkey[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Turkey

Geography of Turkey

 Syria 822 km
 Iran 499 km
 Iraq 352 km
 Armenia 268 km
 Georgia 252 km
 Bulgaria 240 km
 Greece 206 km
 Azerbaijan 9 km
Coastline: 7,200 km

Environment of Turkey[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Turkey

Environment of Turkey

Natural geographic features of Turkey[edit]

Regions of Turkey[edit]

Regions of Turkey

Ecoregions of Turkey[edit]

List of ecoregions in Turkey

Administrative divisions of Turkey[edit]

Administrative divisions of Turkey

Provinces of Turkey[edit]

Provinces of Turkey Turkey is divided into 81 provinces, called iller in Turkish

Districts of Turkey[edit]

Districts of Turkey The provinces of Turkey are divided into 923 districts (ilçeler; sing. ilçe).

Demography of Turkey[edit]

Demographics of Turkey

Government and politics of Turkey[edit]

Politics of Turkey

Branches of the government of Turkey[edit]

Government of Turkey

Executive branch of the government of Turkey[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Turkey[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Turkey[edit]

Legal system of the Republic of Turkey There are three supreme courts in Turkey:

Foreign relations of Turkey[edit]

Foreign relations of Turkey

Foreign relations of Turkey, by country[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Turkey is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Turkey[edit]

Military of Turkey[edit]

Military of Turkey

History of Turkey[edit]

History of Turkey, by period[edit]

History of Turkey, by subject[edit]

Culture of Turkey[edit]

Culture of Turkey

Art in Turkey[edit]

Art in Turkey

Religion in Turkey[edit]

Religion in Turkey

Sports in Turkey[edit]

Sports in Turkey

Economy and infrastructure of Turkey[edit]

Economy of Turkey

Education in Turkey[edit]

Education in Turkey

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Turkey". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 14, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Armenian Highland". Retrieved 28 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Turkey

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