General Information About
General Information Republic of Turkey; Thanks to its natural beauties, sights, beaches, historical values, night life and food culture, it welcomes millions of tourists every year. It is one of the most developed countries of Europe in terms of tourism. Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world is also located in Turkey. The Marmara Sea separates the Asian continent from Europe together with the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles. Therefore, due to the position Turkey has an important place. The capital of the country is Ankara. The official language is Turkish. There are also local languages spoken by the public. Turkish lira is used as the currency. Location / Location While most of the country's lands are located in the Asian continent, a small part is in the European continent. It borders Bulgaria to the northwest, Greece to the west, Georgia to the northeast, Armenia, Iran and Nakhchivan to the east, and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. It has Mediterranean in the south, Aegean Sea in the west and Black Sea in the north. Most Visited Cities Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya Climate / Weather Climate varies by region. However, there is a temperate climate throughout the country. In the Black Sea region, the Mediterranean climate is observed on the southern and Aegean coasts. While the continental and arid climate is seen in the inner parts, the harsh mountain climate is dominant in the eastern region. When to Go You can go all seasons. If you are going to take a sea vacation and travel the country, you should choose the summer months. However, if you are going to ski and enjoy the snow, you can choose the winter months. Country Cuisine / What to Eat and Drink It has a kitchen that varies by region. There are many different food cultures such as Black Sea cuisine and southeast cuisine. It consists of soups, meat and vegetable dishes, pastries and desserts. Tea and Turkish coffee have an important place in beverages.