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  • Turkey Overview

    Breath-taking natural beauty with centuries of history, Turkey is an awesome destination to visit. It is a mystic country with holiday options for everyone. Travellers can enjoy the sunny Mediterranean beaches and to your surprise even winter sports between the months of October and April.

  • Cizre Overview

    A beautiful town located in the Sirnak Province of Turkey, Cizre lies on the south-eastern Anatolia Region. The city is the ancient town of Jazirat ibn ?Umar and held a lot of significance during the Abbasid period and the Crusades, as it served as a gateway between Upper Mesopotamia and…
  • Mardin Overview

    Mardin is a nice city located in south-eastern Turkey. It serves as the capital of Mardin province and is located on a hill top overlooking the fertile plains of Syria. The city is known for its old stone houses and mesmerizing architecture.

  • Alanya Overview

    Alanya is a beautiful beach resort city located in the Antalya Province in the Mediterranean Region and is about 166Km from the city of Antalya. The city is filled with natural attractions, historic sites and offers a beautiful Mediterranean climate. The history of Alanya can be dated back to the…
  • Antalya Overview

    One of the most beautiful cities in Turkey, Antalya is the capital of the Antalya Province and located on the Mediterranean coast. One of the best getaways for locals and visitors, Antalya is surrounded by soaring peaks and captivating beauty.

     

  • Konya Overview

    Konya is well known for its Seljuk architecture. It once served as the capital of the Sultunate of Rum and even served as home for Shaykh Jalal-ad-din Rumi. The most famous site in the city is the mausoleum of Jalal-ad-Din Rumi.

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Turkey Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Ankara

GEOGRAPHY

Shares boarders with, southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia countries, Turkey owns a coast line of 7,200 km's and a land area of 770,760 km².

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 73.7 Million. Muslims account for about 99.8% of the population.

CLIMATE

Turkey's a huge country its climate varies widely from region to region and the season. July and september tends to be the peak tourist season. Central Anatolia where the Capital city Ankara is located experiances a steppe climate with hot, dry summers and cold winters.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Turkish is the official language. English is considered the main foreign language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2 hrs

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Year's Day: January 1st
National Sovereignty and Children's Day: April 23rd
Labour and solidarity Day: May 1st
Victory Day: August 30th
Republic Day: October 29th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Ramadhan

CURRENCY

Turkish Lira

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 155
Medical: 112
Fire: 110

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