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Turkey Flag Description
Red with a vertical white crescent moon (the closed portion is toward the hoist side) and white five-pointed star centered just outside the crescent opening; the flag colors and designs closely resemble those on the banner of Ottoman Empire, which preceded modern-day Turkey; the crescent moon and star serve as insignia for the Turks, as well as being traditional symbols of Islam; according to legend, the flag represents the reflection of the moon and a star in a pool of blood of Turkish warriors


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Calling code

Turkish lira[6] (TRY)

Geographic Coordinates
39°55'N 32°50'E

Official language

Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria

Geographic coordinates
39 00 N, 35 00 E

Map references
Middle East

total: 783,562 sq km
country comparison to the world: 37
land: 769,632 sq km
water: 13,930 sq km

Area - comparative
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7,200 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 6 nm in the Aegean Sea; 12 nm in Black Sea and in Mediterranean Sea
exclusive economic zone: in Black Sea only: to the maritime boundary agreed upon with the former USSR

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
highest point: Mount Ararat 5,166 m

noun: Turk(s)
adjective: Turkish

Turkish (official), Kurdish, other minority languages

National symbol(s)
star and crescent

National anthem
name: "Istiklal Marsi" (Independence March)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Mehmet Akif ERSOY/Zeki UNGOR
note: lyrics adopted 1921, music adopted 1932; the anthem's original music was adopted in 1924; a new composition was agreed upon in 1932

revenues: $190.4 billion
expenditures: $207.9 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
23.2% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 144

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