Geographical and Political Location
Turkey, with its geopolitical position in the world is one of the most strategically important countries . Asia, Europe and Africa in the so-called Old World Lands , is the point of intersection . This country , with the natural beauty of the divine gift of any kind generous for interfaith dialogue , East and West , as well as a unique bridge between civilizations .
Turkey, dial the three sides of the Black Sea, Marmara and Mediterranean seas are connected through . The whole world is like a neighbor and throughout history has been the center of major trade and migration routes . Black Sea, the Bosphorus and the Marmara connected to the world via major shipping routes , through an inland sea . Countries in southern Georgia, Armenia , Nakhichevan and İrandoğu , Bulgaria and Greece to the west is the frontier with Iraq and Syria .
Area and Surface Shapes
Turkey, is a rectangular shape , has an area of 814,578 square kilometers . 3% of the land area of the cut on the European continent is called Thrace , and Asia is called Anatolia , activate the 97% cut .
2.875kilometr the length of the country’s land borders , its about 550 miles wide, and about 1,500 kilometers in length , while the length is 8,333 kilometers long .
Turkey, 36 and 42 North latitude and 26 degrees east longitude is . Is located in the temperate zone between 45 degrees . 76 minutes between eastern and western parts of the country there is a time difference .
Turkey’s seas , rivers and plains with increasing elevation lands suitable for livestock and livestock occurs much more favorable conditions . North and south of the mountains in Central Anatolia are separated by vast plains . The most fertile lands in the Black Sea Region , Central Anatolia, Southeastern Anatolia, Southeastern Anatolia and Bakırcay Muş Plain, Çukurova Plain , as well as the Konya Plain Bafra, Wednesday and has Merzifon plains .