The Republic of Turkey is located on the geographic coordinates of 39.1667° N latitude and 35.6667° E longitude in Asia.
The Eurasian country of the Republic of Turkey,
located in the South Eastern part of Europe and the South Western part of Asia,
has the geographic coordinates
of 39°00'N latitude
and 35°00'E longitude
means Strong in ancient Turkic language. Turkey
is the birthplace of important ancient civilizations like the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
The geographic latitude and longitude of Turkey
encompasses an area of 780,580 sq km. The climate is influenced by the geographic location of Turkey
; the weather is Mediterranean temperate with hot summers and cool winters. The terrain of the land is also dependent on its unique geographic coordinates
, having several mountain ranges, a coastal plain and the central Anatolia Plateau. The highest peak is the Mount Ararat standing at a height of 5,166 m. An earthquake fault runs across Turkey
which causes occasional tremors. The capital of Turkey
is Ankara with its geographic location
at 39°55'N latitude and 32°50'E longitude. The largest city is Istanbul with geographic coordinates
of 40°58'N latitude and 28°50'E longitude. Another important city is Izmir with the latitude
of 38°26'N and 27°10'E respectively.
Last Updated on: November 7th, 2017