About Turkey

Turkey has been located in intersection point of Europe, Asia and Middle East. The country has an area of 780.000 km2. The tribes who had lived on that historical lands from North to South, from East to West had started to ride their horses since Neolithic ages (7000`s B.C.), therefore they have left traces of civilizations one of which have been following another.

This paradise country surrounded by sea from three sides has been known with its hot sun, long sandy coasts, blue sea, abundance of historical treasures and modern yacht seaports.
The peerles beauty of Istanbul and the Bosporus in Marmara Region, fascinating view of Hierapolis which creates wonders and the magnificence of Efes Ruins in Aegean Region; the fairy chimneys embellishing Cappadocia Region where four seasons are lived at the same time with worldwide famous sun, sea and rich cultural presence; Mount Ararat with its many legends such as Prophet Nuh and the second largest Mosaic Museum of the world in East and South-East Anatolian Regions, all of them exhibit so many different excellent beauties and richness.


Average age of population is 28.5.
There are 166 universities, 104 of which are public universities.
Internet access per household: %41.6.
There are 21 national, 14 regional and 229 local TV channels.
Turkey is a Non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council 2009-2010.
On October 3rd, 2005 Turkey began negotiation process with the EU and become a candidate for the European Union since 2005.
Since 1945 Turkey is a member of United Nations and also a member of Unesco since.
Since 1949 become a member of Council of Europe.
Turkey become a member of Nato since 1952.
Turkey’s  Number of 3G mobile phone subscribers is 19.407.264
Number of mobile internet users is above 1.448.020 and Number of internet subscribers is 8.672.376
The mobile phone users are more than 61.8 million people.

A population of Turkey is above 73.722.988.