Turkey occupies an space of 783,356 sq. km with 97% of this space situated in Asia and the remaining in Europe. As noticed on the bodily map of the nation above, the European a part of Turkey known as Jap Thrace is situated on the excessive japanese fringe of the Balkan Peninsula. The Asian half that’s separated from the previous by the Turkish Straits, occupies a lot of the Anatolian Plateau area.
The European facet of Turkey is generally a collection of rolling hills, whereas throughout the Bosporus Strait into central Turkey, the land rises into an elevated central plateau (Anatolian), surrounded by (and blended with) excessive, rugged mountains, together with the Taurus, Koroglu and Pontic ranges, all of which have been marked on the map above.
Many peaks in Turkey exceed 10,000 toes, and the tallest, most rugged ones, are discovered within the Jap Taurus Mountains.
Turkey’s highest level is Mt. Ararat which peaks at 16,948 ft. (5,166m).
Alongside the Black Sea and Mediterranean coastlines, the land is decrease and fairly fertile.
The Tigras, Kizilirmak, Sakarya, and Euphrates are essentially the most vital rivers, and Lake Van is the biggest lake.
As a geological point-of-interest, the nation is positioned on one of many planet’s main fault traces, and earthquakes are fairly frequent.
Provinces of Turkey Map
Turkey is split into 81 provinces (iller, singular – ili) for the sake of correct administration. These provinces are additional subdivided into 937 districts and smaller subdivisions. The 81 provinces in alphabetical order are as follows: Adana, Adiyaman, Afyonkarahisar, Agri, Aksaray, Amasya, Ankara, Antalya, Ardahan, Artvin, Aydin, Balikesir, Bartin, Batman, Bayburt, Bilecik, Bingol, Bitlis, Bolu, Burdur, Bursa, Canakkale, Cankiri, Corum, Denizli, Diyarbakir, Duzce, Edirne, Elazig, Erzincan, Erzurum, Eskisehir, Gaziantep, Giresun, Gumushane, Hakkari, Hatay, Igdir, Isparta, Istanbul, Izmir (Smyrna), Kahramanmaras, Karabuk, Karaman, Kars, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kilis, Kirikkale, Kirklareli, Kirsehir, Kocaeli, Konya, Kutahya, Malatya, Manisa, Mardin, Mersin, Mugla, Mus, Nevsehir, Nigde, Ordu, Osmaniye, Rize, Sakarya, Samsun, Sanliurfa, Siirt, Sinop, Sirnak, Sivas, Tekirdag, Tokat, Trabzon (Trebizond), Tunceli, Usak, Van, Yalova, Yozgat, and Zonguldak.
With an space of 40,813.52 sq. km, Konya is the most important province of Turkey by space and Istanbul is essentially the most populous one.
Ankara, the capital metropolis of Turkey and the nation’s second-largest metropolis is situated within the central a part of the Anatolian peninsula.
The place is Turkey?
Turkey is a transcontinental Eurasian nation. The most important a part of the nation lies within the Anatolian Plateau of Western Asia whereas a small half is situated on Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula. The Turkish Straits (Bosphorus and Dardanelles) and Sea of Marmara separate the European a part of Turkey known as East Thrace from Anatolia. Turkey is situated within the Northern and Jap Hemispheres of the Earth. It’s bordered by seven nations: Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest, Georgia to the northeast, Armenia and Iran to the east, Iraq to the southeast, and Syria to the south. Nakhchivan, an exclave of Azerbaijan additionally borders Turkey to the east. The nation has coastlines on the Black Sea to the north Aegean Sea to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.
Turkey Bordering International locations:
Greece, Iraq, Georgia, Syria, Bulgaria, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan.
Regional Maps: Map of Europe
Define Map of Turkey
|Authorized Title||Republic of Turkey|
|39 56 N, 32 52 E|
|Whole Space||783,562.00 km2|
|Land Space||769,632.00 km2|
|Water Space||13,930.00 km2|
|Foreign money||Turkish liras (TRY)|
|GDP Per Capita||$9,042.49|
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