Geography in Turkey

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Geography in Turkey


The continent: Europe, Asia
  
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Area in Turkey


Surface area

785 350 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 233 (84,98%); 10 place in Asia 51 (82,35%)

Land area

769 630 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 230 (84,78%); 10 place in Asia 51 (82,35%)

Territorial waters

15 720 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 153 (78,43%); 13 place in Asia 39 (69,23%)

Land use in Turkey


Land area

769 630 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 230 (84,78%); 10 place in Asia 51 (82,35%)

Agricultural land

50,10 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 64 in the world of 208 (69,71%); 16 place in Asia 49 (69,39%)
1,17 % (0,234 % annual) ↗
min: 47,45; max: 53,56; max-min: 6,11 (11,42%); mid: 50,50;
-0,401 (-0,801%)
385 610 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 31 in the world of 209 (85,65%); 9 place in Asia 49 (83,67%)
1,17 % (0,234 % annual) ↗
min: 365 170; max: 412 230; max-min: 47 060 (11,42%); mid: 388 700;
-3 090 (-0,801%)
0,492 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 89 in the world of 207 (57,49%); 17 place in Asia 49 (67,35%)
9,67 % (1,93 % annual) ↗
min: 0,492; max: 1,32; max-min: 0,829 (62,75%); mid: 0,906;
-0,414 (-84,22%)

Arable land

26,90 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 34 in the world of 206 (83,98%); 5 place in Asia 49 (91,84%)
3,27 % (0,655 % annual) ↗
min: 26,69; max: 33,49; max-min: 6,81 (20,32%); mid: 30,09;
-3,19 (-11,84%)
208 380 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 206 (93,20%); 7 place in Asia 49 (87,76%)
2,62 % (0,524 % annual) ↗
min: 208 380; max: 253 540; max-min: 45 160 (17,81%); mid: 230 960;
-22 580 (-10,84%)
0,265 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 43 in the world of 206 (79,61%); 4 place in Asia 49 (93,88%)
11,64 % (2,33 % annual) ↗
min: 0,265; max: 0,831; max-min: 0,566 (68,13%); mid: 0,548;
-0,283 (-106,87%)

Forest area

15,22 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 140 in the world of 205 (32,20%); 22 place in Asia 47 (55,32%)
4,37 % (0,874 % annual) ↘
min: 12,50; max: 15,22; max-min: 2,72 (17,87%); mid: 13,86;
1,36 (8,93%)
117 150 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 206 (78,16%); 12 place in Asia 47 (76,60%)
4,37 % (0,874 % annual) ↘
min: 96 220; max: 117 150; max-min: 20 930 (17,87%); mid: 106 685;
10 465 (8,93%)
0,149 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 132 in the world of 204 (35,78%); 19 place in Asia 47 (61,70%)
4,03 % (0,807 % annual) ↗
min: 0,149; max: 0,178; max-min: 0,029 (16,43%); mid: 0,164;
-0,015 (-9,83%)

Terrestrial protected areas

0,230 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 204 in the world of 204 (0,490%); 48 place in Asia 48 (2,08%)
3,73 % (0,745 % annual) ↘
min: 0,020; max: 0,230; max-min: 0,210 (91,30%); mid: 0,125;
0,105 (45,65%)
1 787 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 143 in the world of 202 (29,70%); 39 place in Asia 48 (20,83%)
0,0000003 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 202 in the world of 202 (0,495%); 48 place in Asia 48 (2,08%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Turkey


Length of land borders

2 816 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 166 (60,24%); 22 place in Asia 44 (52,27%)

Number of Neighbors

8 [?] (2015)
(descending): 6 in the world of 164 (96,95%); 3 place in Asia 44 (95,45%)

Coastline

7 200 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 191 (91,10%); 6 place in Asia 43 (88,37%)

Elevation in Turkey


mean elevation

1 132 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 163 (85,28%); 13 place in Asia 44 (72,73%)

highest point

5 166 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 232 (89,66%); 14 place in Asia 51 (74,51%)

Main parameters in Turkey


Population

78 665 830 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 233 (92,70%); 11 place in Asia 51 (80,39%)
8,08 % (1,62 % annual) ↘
min: 27 553 280; max: 78 665 830; max-min: 51 112 550 (64,97%); mid: 53 109 555;
25 556 275 (32,49%)

Surface area

785 350 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 233 (84,98%); 10 place in Asia 51 (82,35%)

Population density

102,21 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 107 in the world of 230 (53,91%); 28 place in Asia 51 (47,06%)
8,08 % (1,62 % annual) ↘
min: 36,68; max: 102,21; max-min: 65,53 (64,11%); mid: 69,45;
32,77 (32,06%)

Population growth rate

1,46 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 216 (61,11%); 24 place in Asia 50 (54%)
0,064 % (0,013 % annual) ↘
min: 1,17; max: 2,47; max-min: 1,30 (52,48%); mid: 1,82;
-0,359 (-24,52%)

Surface area

0,998 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 108 in the world of 233 (54,08%); 28 place in Asia 51 (47,06%)
8,79 % (1,76 % annual) ↗
min: 0,998; max: 2,85; max-min: 1,85 (64,98%); mid: 1,92;
-0,926 (-92,78%)