Turkey is about the size of Texas, and has both coastal plains along the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Mount Ararat, the legendary landing place of Noah's Ark, is located in eastern Turkey.

Turkey (country)

Turkey, or Republic of Turkey, a country of western Asia and southeastern Europe.

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  • Turkey (country)

    Turkey (country)

    Turkey, or Republic of Turkey, a country of western Asia and southeastern Europe. See more »

  • Geography of Adana

    Geography of Adana

    Adana, Turkey, the country's fourth largest city and the capital of Seyhan Province. See more »

  • Geography of Ankara

    Geography of Ankara

    Ankara, Turkey, the nation's capital and second largest city. It lies on the Ankara River amid the rolling hills of the Anatolian Plateau, about 215 miles (346 km) east-southeast of Istanbul. See more »

  • Geography of Bursa

    Geography of Bursa

    Bursa, (formerly Brusa), Turkey, a city in the northwestern part of the country, 55 miles (90 km) south of Istanbul. See more »

  • Geography of Edirne

    Geography of Edirne

    Edirne (formerly Adrianople), Turkey, the capital of a province by the same name in European Turkey and the former capital of the Ottoman Empire. See more »

  • Geography of Istanbul

    Geography of Istanbul

    Istanbul, Turkey, the largest city in Turkey and the industrial, commercial, and cultural center of the nation. See more »

  • Geography of Izmir

    Geography of Izmir

    Izmir, Turkey, the capital of Izmir province. It lies at the head of the Gulf of Izmir about 200 miles (320 km) southwest of Istanbul. See more »

  • Geography of Konya

    Geography of Konya

    Konya, or Konia, Turkey, a city in the south-central part of the country. Konya lies on a fertile plain of the Anatolian plateau. See more »

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