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The Turkey map shows the map of Turkey offline. This map of Turkey will allow you to orient yourself in Turkey in Asia. The Turkey map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic with a diverse cultural heritage as its mentioned in Turkey map. Turkey has become increasingly integrated with the West through membership in organisations such as the Council of Europe, NATO, OECD, OSCE and the G-20 major economies. Turkey began full membership negotiations with the European Union in 2005, having been an associate member of the European Economic Community since 1963 and having joined the EU Customs Union in 1995.
While 97 percent of Turkey large landmass lies in Asia, three percent of it is located on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe, separated from the rest of the country by the Bosphorous, Sea of Marmara, and by the Dardanelles as you can see in Turkey map. Bordering the Aegean Sea, Black Sea, and Mediterranean Sea, Turkey has a long and beautiful coastline. Many mountains and plateaus lie within its interior, which also has the Euphrates, Tigris, and Aras rivers running through it.
The Turkish shipbuilding industry realized exports for US$ 1.2 billion in 2011. The major exports markets are Malta, Marshall Islands, Panama and United Kingdom. Turkish shipyards have 15 floating docks of different sizes and one dry dock as its shown in Turkey map. Tuzla, Yalova, and İzmit have developed into dynamic shipbuilding centres. In 2011, there were 70 active shipyards in Turkey, with another 56 being built. Turkish shipyards are considered to be highly ranked in the production of chemical and oil tankers up to 10,000 dwt. Turkish yards are also highly regarded in the production of mega yachts.
Turkey on map shows the map of the country Turkey. Turkey on the map will allow you to plan your travel in Turkey in Asia. The Turkey map labeled is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Turkey is divided into seven census regions as its mentioned in Turkey on map: Marmara, Aegean, Black Sea, Central Anatolia, Eastern Anatolia, Southeastern Anatolia and the Mediterranean. The uneven north Anatolian terrain running along the Black Sea resembles a long, narrow belt. This region comprises approximately one-sixth of Turkey total land area. As a general trend, the inland Anatolian plateau becomes increasingly rugged as it progresses eastward.
The name of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye) can be divided into two components: the ethnonym Türk and the abstract suffix –i(y)e meaning "owner", "land of" or "related to" (derived from the Arabic suffix –iyya or Greek and Latin suffixes –ia). The first recorded use of the term "Türk" or "Türük" as an autonym is contained in the Orkhon inscriptions of the Göktürks (Celestial Turks) of Central Asia (c. 8th century) as you can see in Turkey on map. The English name Turkey first appeared c. 1369.
Turkey has fostered close cultural, political and economic relations with the Middle East, Caucasus, the Turkic states of Central Asia and the African countries through membership in organisations such as the Turkic Council, Joint Administration of Turkic Arts and Culture, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the Economic Cooperation Organisation. Turkey growing economy and diplomatic initiatives have led to its recognition as a regional power as its shown in Turkey on map.
The detailed map of Turkey shows a labeled and large map of the country Turkey. This detailed map of Turkey will allow you to orient yourself in Turkey in Asia. The detailed Turkey map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Turkey location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia makes it a country of significant geostrategic importance as you can see in the detailed map of Turkey. The country official language is Turkish, a Turkic language, which is spoken by approximately 85% of the population as mother tongue. The most numerous ethnic group is the Turks, who constitute between 70% and 75% of the population according to The World Factbook. Kurds are the largest ethnic minority and, according to the same source, number around 18% of the population while other ethnic minorities are estimated to be at 7–12%. The vast majority of the population is Muslim.
The Turkish Armed Forces is the second largest standing armed force in NATO, after the U.S. Armed Forces, with a combined strength of just over a million uniformed personnel serving in its five branches as its shown in the detailed map of Turkey. Since 2003, Turkey contributes military personnel to Eurocorps and takes part in the EU Battlegroups. Turkey is one of five NATO member states which are part of the nuclear sharing policy of the alliance, together with Belgium, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands.
The capital city of Turkey is Ankara as its mentioned in the detailed map of Turkey. The territory of Turkey is subdivided into 81 provinces for administrative purposes. The provinces are organized into 7 regions for census purposes; however, they do not represent an administrative structure. Each province is divided into districts, for a total of 923 districts.
Map of Northern Turkey shows the North part of the country Turkey. Northern Turkey map will allow you to easily explore areas of the North of Turkey in Asia. The map of Northern Turkey is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Explore some lesser-known sights of Turkey through the north eastern Anatolia region. Soak up the history of Istanbul before flying to Kars, near the Armenian border, exploring the ruins of Ani, then travel along the Black Sea through the historic towns of Amaysa and Safranbolu as you can see in the map of Northern Turkey. From sampling regional specialties like saffron-flavoured Turkish delight to relaxing on the Black Sea coast, the history buffs, food lovers and sun seekers will delight in the rustic splendour of northern Turkey.
Straddling Europe and Asia, northern Turkey is a heady mix of east and west. Here cosmopolitan cities retain age-old customs and high-end boutiques stand alongside traditional bazaars. Istanbul is the focal point of the region and undoubtedly one of the world greatest cities as its shown in the map of Northern Turkey. Crossing continents, the historic district of Sultanahmet – jutting out into the Bosphorus – is a treasure trove of ancient sights.
Walk the Hippodrome, explore the underground basilica water cistern then visit Emperor Justinian greatest achievement, the Hagia Sophia which was built in 537 AD as its mentioned in the map of Northern Turkey. Also visit the stunning Topkapi Palace and the cavernous medieval Grand Bazaar. Leaving Istanbul, travel south to Bursa, the western end of Silk Road, or Gallipoli Peninsula to see the WW1 cemetery, Anzac Cove and military museum.
Map of Southern Turkey shows the South part of the country Turkey. Southern Turkey map will allow you to easily explore areas of the South of Turkey in Asia. The map of Southern Turkey is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Rugged landscapes, antique cities, castles and classical theatres contrast with the sun-kissed beaches and a gentle sea in southern Turkey. The Turks call the Mediterranean ‘Akdeniz’, or white sea as you can see in the map of Southern Turkey. Others prefer to call this land of spectacular vistas the ‘Turquoise Coast’, in honour of its translucent waters – it is indeed this colour imprint that will stay in your mind eye.
Splashed on the front cover of many tourist brochures, ölüdeniz was the most beautiful beach on the Mediterranean, a turquoise and cobalt lagoon encircled by platinum sand, with pine trees inclining over the water. Patara was a powerful Lycian city that prospered from commercial sea trade in southern Turkey. Today it is known for its 18km (11 mile) white-sand beach, the longest and widest in Turkey as its shown in the map of Southern Turkey. The view from the mountain road above Olympos is enthralling enough to make you believe all the legends of the Greek divinities. The ancient city of Olympos (open access) is down a steep roller-coaster road of narrow hairpin bends.
Antalya is the jewel of southern Turkey Mediterranean coast, naturally endowed with stunning beauty and a temperate climate for almost the entire year. Antakya is a city that will charm and entertain. The material remains of Antakya (on the site of ancient Antioch) remarkable past have left the city with a potent cosmopolitain atmosphere embedded in and around the narrow alleys, clustered dwellings and the boisterous bazaar as its mentioned in the map of Southern Turkey. Western Cilicia (roughly Alanya to Adana) has spectacular crags and cliffs and a hair-raising road to navigate. Alanya is the banana capital of Turkey, and the many medieval castles and battlements are evidence of a more bellicose past.