Updated: Sep 14, 2022
Turkey or the Republic of Turkey.
Turkey is located in the Middle East. It is bordered to the north by the Black Sea, to the east by Georgia, Armenia, and Iran, from the south by Iraq, Syria, Cyprus, and the Mediterranean, and from the west by the Aegean Sea, Greece, and Bulgaria.
Turkey is also bordered by several seas such as the Mediterranean Sea,
the Aegean Sea, and the Black Sea, The Marmara Sea is also located on the inner border of the region between Asia and Europe.
A large population of Turkey in Anatolia, known as Asia Minor, by 97% of the total area, and the remaining 3% is located in Europe.
The Bosphorus Bridge connects the Asian part with Turkey and the European part, which cuts the Bosporus Strait.
Reason for Naming the country
The word "Turkey" in Turkish is divided into two words: the first one is "Türk" which refers to the name of the Turkish nationality and the word "ye" which means "the owner", "our land" or "associated with us". This name was called by the Turks in the Middle Ages.