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Turkey

Definition/Scope: Middle Eastern country that lies mainly in southwestern Asia, with a small area extending into southeastern Europe. The capital is Ankara. Turkey is bordered to the north by the Black Sea, to the east by Georgia, Armenia, and Iran, to the south by Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean Sea, and to the west by the Aegean Sea, Greece, and Bulgaria. The Asian part of Turkey, which is called Anatolia, is separated from the European part, Thrace, by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles S



Used For:

Republic of Turkey

Acronym:

TR
TU (Army)
TUR

Broader Terms:

independent states (by name)
Middle East

Narrower Terms:

Adana (Turkey)
Ankara (Turkey)
Bingol, Turkey
Cizre, Turkey
Diyarbakir, Turkey
Dogubayazit, Turkey
Hakkari, Turkey
Incirlik Air Force Base
Istanbul, Turkey
Izmir, Turkey
Izmit, Turkey
Malatya, Turkey
Mersin, Turkey
Sanliurfa, Turkey
Sirnak, Turkey
Van, Turkey

Related Terms:

Anatolia News Agency
Euphrates River
IMF members
International Catholic Migration Commission
Islamic Jihad Union
Mesopotamia
NATO members
OECD members
OIC members
Tigris River
UN members


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