Isaac Culbertson World Studies 05 20 02 Country Presentation         The Formal Name

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Isaac Culbertson World Studies 05-20-02 Country Presentation The Formal name of Turkey is the Republic of Turkey. The Short form is of course turkey. People who live in turkey are called Turks. The Capital of turkey is Ankara. The Turkish population is about 61.2 million and steadily rising at 2.1 percent a year.Turkey is about 779,452 sq kilometers, a little smaller than Texas and Louisiana combined. There are several natural regions that compose the topography of Turkey, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Pontus and Taurus mountain ranges, Anatolian Plateau, eastern highlands, and Arabian Platform, making turkey one of the most earthquake prone regions in the world. The Climate of turkey is cool, rainy winters and hot, moderately dry summers. The Interior, shielded from Mediterranean influences by mountains, has continental climate with cold winters and dry, hot summers. The Eastern mountainous area has inhospitable climate, with hot, extremely dry summers and bitter winters. Rainfall varies, ranging from annual average of more than 2,500 millimeters on eastern Black Sea coast to less than 250 millimeters in central plateau area. Turkish is the official language, spoken by most citizens; it is the mother tongue of about 82 percent of the population. Kurdish is spoken by roughly 17 percent of population. And Arabic and Caucasian languages are spoken by small minority groups. Turks constitute at least 80 percent of population; Kurds form at least 10 percent. Other minorities include Arabs, people from Caucasus countries, Dönme, Greeks, and Jews. About 99 percent of the population is nominally Muslim, of which about 66 percent are Sunni Muslims, and about 33 percent are Alevi (Shia) Muslims. Constitution proclaims Turkey secular nation. The Education...

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