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
Main article: 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
Main article: Environment of Turkey

Natural geographic features of Turkey[edit]

Regions of Turkey[edit]

Main article: Regions of Turkey

Ecoregions of Turkey[edit]

Administrative divisions of Turkey[edit]

Provinces of Turkey[edit]
Main article: Provinces of Turkey

Turkey is divided into 81 provinces, called iller in Turkish

Districts of Turkey[edit]
Main article: Districts of Turkey

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

Demography of Turkey[edit]

Government and politics of Turkey[edit]

Politics of Turkey

Branches of the government of Turkey[edit]

Main article: 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]

There are three supreme courts in Turkey:

Foreign relations of Turkey[edit]

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]

Main article: Military of Turkey

History of Turkey[edit]

History of Turkey, by period[edit]

History of Turkey, by subject[edit]

Culture of Turkey[edit]

Main article: Culture of Turkey

Art in Turkey[edit]

Main article: Art in Turkey

Religion in Turkey[edit]

Main article: Religion in Turkey

Sports in Turkey[edit]

Main article: Sports in Turkey

Economy and infrastructure of Turkey[edit]

Main article: Economy of Turkey

Education in Turkey[edit]

Main article: Education in Turkey

See also[edit]

Main article: Turkey


  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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