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.
A population of close to 73.7 Million. Muslims account for about 99.8% of the population.
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.
Turkish is the official language. English is considered the main foreign language.
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
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