A country in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia.
Turkey is a country located on the continent of Asia.
a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923
Major producer, consumer and importer of raw cotton. Production is forecast to expand over the coming years, as more land in the south east of the country is irrigated.
Turkey (Turkish: TÃ¼rkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in southwestern Asia and the Balkan region of southeastern Europe. Turkey borders eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest, Greece to the west, Georgia to the northeast, Armenia, Iran and the Nakhichevan exclave of Azerbaijan to the east, and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. In addition, it borders the Black Sea to the north, the Aegean Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.