The Republic of Turkey is a Eurasian country located in both western Asia and south eastern Europe. Turkey is bordered Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Nakhchivan (Azerbaijani), Iraq and Syria. Part of Turkey is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea, and the Black Sea. The Sea of Marmara, the Turkish Straits (Bosphorus and Dardanelles) form the border between East Thrace and Anatolia, and separate Europe and Asia. The capital city of Turkey is Ankara, the largest city is Istanbul. Turkey is divided into 923 districts, in 81 provinces, and 7 regions. This country offers vast, open spaces, a beautiful rugged coastline, vibrant cities filled with nightlife, and sleepy villages. There are popular and somewhat crowded seaside resorts and yet you can still find areas with almost empty beaches.
Turkey’s economy depends on tourism, banking, construction, home appliances, electronics, textiles, oil refining, petrochemical products, food, mining, iron and steel, machine industry, and automotive.There are many notable companies in Turkey, including Aksa (Chemicals), Alarko Holding (Construction and mechanical industries), Aselsan (Defense Electronic Systems), Avsar Enamel (Kitchenware manufacturer), BMC (Automotive), Çal?k Enerji (Energy), and Denizbank (Banking). There are many office space options throughout Turkey.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is so much to see and do in Turkey. Historic places abound, and there is a large selection of beaches and outdoor options for entertainment. One great museum is in Ankara. The Museum of Anatolian Civilisations and the Ethnographic Museum has some amazing exhibits. Or visit the Mediterranean city of Antalya, enjoy the harbour, visit the Archaeological Museum and take a hot air balloon ride for a different perspective. Culinary traditions in Turkey are a mixture of the country’s nomadic past, combining Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. In the major cities you will find a wide range of international choices. Specialties in Turkey might include Köfte a spicy sausage-shaped meatball made from minced lamb, Shish kebab - pieces of meat grilled on a skewer, and Pide like a pizza topped with cheese and eggs.
Esenbo?a International Airport, located in the north-east of the city, is Ankara’s main airport. From Istanbul, the nearest major airport is Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA). This airport has international and domestic flights and is 18 km from the city centre. The Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW/LTFJ) is 48 km from Istanbul. Istanbul can be reached from Bulgaria via the E80. A direct road link between Istanbul and Ankara is provided by the O-4, which also links to Gebze, Izmit and Bolu. Buses are the most popular form of transport in Turkey with most cities and towns offering a central bus station with inter-city connections. Turkish State Railways operate rail routes across the country with the best services in central and eastern Turkey. Istanbul Fast Ferries provide ferry services from Istanbul to Yalova, Bandirma and Mudanya.