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Business in Turkey


Türkiye Cumhuriyeti
Republic of Turkey
Flag of Turkey Coat of arms of Turkey
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Turkish: Yurtta Sulh, Cihanda Sulh
(English: "Peace at Home, Peace in the World")
Anthem: İstiklâl Marşı
(English: "Independence March")

Location of Turkey

Capital Ankara
41°1′N 28°57′E
Largest city İstanbul
Official language(s) Turkish
Government Republic
- President Ahmet Necdet Sezer
- Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Formation
- Ottoman Empire 1299
- Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire 1908–1922
- Formation of Parliament 23 April 1920
- Start of War of Independence 19 May 1919
- Victory Day 30 August 1922
- Declaration of Republic 29 October 1923
Area
- Total 783,562 km² (37th)
302,534 sq mi
- Water (%) 1.3
Population
- 2005 est. 73,193,000 (17th 1)
- 2000 census 67,844,903
- Density 93/km² (102nd 1)
241/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2006 estimate
- Total $612.3 billion (19th)
- Per capita $8,385 (75th)
HDI (2003) 0.750 (94th) – medium
Currency New Turkish Lira2 (TRY)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Internet TLD .tr
Calling code +90
1. Population & Density ranks based on 2005 figures.
2. Since 1 January 2005, the New Turkish Lira (Yeni Türk Lirası) replaced the old Turkish Lira.
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