full name: Republic of Turkey Turkey flag
capital city: Ankara
population: 79,414,269 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Turkish
business language: English
major religion: Islam
intl.dialling code: +90
internet suffix: .tr
time zone: UTC/GMT + 2 hours
currency: 1 lira
GDP - real growth rate: 2.9% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $19,600 (2014 est.)
main export: Clothing and textiles, fruit and vegetables, iron and steel, motor vehicles and machinery, fuels and oils
government: Republican parliamentary democracy
head of state: President Recep Tayyip ERDOGAN
prime minister: Ahmet DAVUTOGLU