- 2019-02-27 12:02 PM
Geographically distinctive Turkey
Turkey is strategically located where it connects the Asian and European continents, separating Asian Turkey from the European (mostly composed of Anatolia), which comprises 97% of the country, the Bosphorus Strait, the Marmara Sea and the Dardanelles Strait (which together form the water connection between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea ).
Turkey is characterized by a rectangular length of 1.600 km and the width of 800 km lies between 35 ° latitude and 43 degrees north, and a length of 25 degrees and 45 degrees east.
Turkey occupies the 37th place globally in terms of area
The country is surrounded by seas from three sides: the Aegean Sea to the west, the Black Sea in the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. And also the Sea of Marmara in the north-west of the country.
Turkey's diverse landscapes are the product of the complex land movements that have taken place in the region over thousands of years.