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Turkey

Official Name -Republic of Turkey

Date of Foundation

29 October 1923

Capital                                                 

Ankara 

Largest Cities 

Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Adana, Antalya 

Area                              

814.578 km2

Geographical Coordinates

Eastern Meridians 26° and 45° and Northern Parallels 36° and 42° 

Coastal Borders

Mediterranean Sea in the south, Aegean Sea in the west and Black Sea in the north

Language                   

The official language is Turkish. English is widely spoken in major cities. 

Currency                   

TL (Turkish Lira) 1 Euro approximately equals to 2,30 Turkish Liras. 

Time Zone

GMT+2; CET +1; and EST (US -East) +7

Business Hours   

The workweek in Turkey runs from Monday to Friday. Banks, government offices and majority of corporate offices open at 9 AM and close at 5 PM.

Public Holidays

There are two types of public holidays in Turkey: Those that fall on the same day each year; and the religious festivals, which change according to the lunar calendar and, therefore, fall on different dates each year.

1 January, 23 April, 1 May, 19 May, 30 August, 28 & 29 October 

Eid (Ramadan): 30 August – 1st September 2011 

Greater Eid: 7-9 November 2011 

Visas

Visas are easily obtained upon arrival at the air­port and are required for citizens of most countries.

Electricity

220V. European standard round two-pin sockets. 

Health Services

Cities and major touristic towns have a selection of private inter­national and public hospitals with good standards.

Food

 As with many Mediterranean nations Turkish food is very healthy, fresh and enjoyable.

Water

Tap water is chlorinated and, therefore, safe to drink. However, it is recommended that you consume bottled water, which is readily and cheaply available.

Communications

Turkey has three GSM operators, all of them offering 3G services and almost 95% coverage over the country. Internet service is available all around the country. 

International Dial Code

+90

 

 

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