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Turkey
(4,222 words)

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti (The Republic of Turkey)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

83,836,000

Area

780,000 sq. km (300,000 sq. mi)

Population density

110/sq. km (280/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.38% (per 1,000: births 15, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

24%

Urban dwellers

76% (1.11% p.a.)

Largest cities

Istanbul 15,190,000; Ankara 5,118,000; Izmir 2,993,000; Bursa 1,986,000; Adana 1,771,000; plus 22 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (Worl…

Cite this page
“Turkey”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TUR>
First published online: 2020



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