General Overview

general overview

Official Name of Country Republic of Turkey
Capital City Ankara
Government Parliamentary Democracy
Population 76.6 million (2013)
Labor Force (Population) 28.8 million (2013)
Official Language Turkish
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Minister President Ahmet Davutoğlu
Area 783,562.38 km²
Coordinates 39° 55′ North, 32° 50′ East
Time Zone GMT +2
Neighboring Countries Bulgaria, Greece, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia
Major Cities (Population) Istanbul (14.1 million), Ankara (5 million), Izmir (4 million), Bursa (2.7 million)
Currency Turkish Lira
GDP USD 820 billion (2013-Current Prices)
GDP Per Capita USD 10,782 (2013)
Imports Value USD 251 billion (2013)
Exports Value USD 152 billion (2013)

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