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mausoleum to Mustafa Kamel Ataturk in Ankara, Turkey - Photo by Alaskan Dude - CC-BY

 

Population mid-1999 ......................................... 65,599,206
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 3,130
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 199.3
Unemployment.....................................................................10%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.9
 

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Istanbul, Turkey - Photo by Minamie's Photo - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................301,382 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 72
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................69
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 40
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................10
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................17

 

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CIA - The World Factbook -- Turkey __ A concise look at the country of turkey including Turkish history, Turkish culture, people, economics and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/tu.html

Country Profile: Turkey __ "Straddling the continents of Europe and Asia, Turkey's strategic location has given it major influence in the region - and control over the entrance to the Black Sea." Turkish history, Turkish culture, politics and media. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1022222.stm

Colleges and Universities - Turkey __ List of schools along with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/tr.html

Economy of Turkey __ "Turkey's economy is a complex mix of traditional craftsmanship and modern industries, increasingly dominated by the latter." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Turkey with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Turkey 
 
MapZones.com Introduction __ Good information about the country of Turkey. Use the index on the left of the page to access numerous articles.- From Mapzones.com - http://www.mapzones.com/world/middle_east/turkey/introindex.php

pictures of Turkey at picturesofplaces.com - turkey pictures ... __ "Turkey pictures including Istanbul, Bosphorus, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Miletus, Ephesus, Black Sea, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Oludeniz, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/turkey.html

 

Trade Shows in Turkey,Trade Fairs in Turkey,Turkey Trade Events ... __ "Find information on Turkey trade shows, trade fairs, trade exhibitions, business trade shows, business trade fairs, business trade ..." - From biztradeshows.com - http://www.biztradeshows.com/turkey/ 

Turkey __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/turkey/

Turkey __ A guide to Turkish law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/turkey.html

Turkey __ "Check your Midnight Express stereotypes at the door and come in to this rapidly modernising country with one foot in Europe and one in the Middle East. It's not all oriental splendour, mystery, intrigue and whirling dervishes but it is a spicy maelstrom of history knocking up against the present, the present bursting out all over the place, and the future peering back at the posse. Turkey is a blend unto itself." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/turkey/


 
Turkey __ Good overview including Turkish history, Turkish culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108054.html
Turkish Daily News Online __ Daily English language newspaper - illustrated - From Turkish Daily News - http://www.turkishdailynews.com/

Turkey: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Turkish geography, Turkish maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blturkey.htm

TURKEY Government Links __ Links to various Turkish government departments and ministries. - From eurasianet.org - http://www.eurasianet.org/resource/turkey/links/government.shtml 
 
Turkey History - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements,...__ You will find everything mentioned in the title plus a lot more. - illustrated - From Photius Coutsoukis - http://www.workmall.com/wfb2001/turkey/turkey_history_index.html

turkey map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Turkey, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/tr.htm

Turkey Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Turkey. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Turkey/ 
 
Turkey Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/turkey/

Turkish National Library __ Learn about the National Library of Turkey and its online services for study and research. - illustrated - From Turkish National Library - http://www.mkutup.gov.tr/index-eng.html

Turkish Odyssey/About Turkey/History __ "If we want to speak about Turkey, we have to begin by going back to the very early ages as the present country is an extension and mixture of people who come from various origins." That is what you will find here. An excellent overview of Turkish history beginning in the Paleolithic Age into the 20th century all broken down into a series of click-to-read articles.. - From Turkishoddysey.com - http://www.turkishodyssey.com/turkey/history/history.htm


 

 

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