Full name: Republic of Turkey

Population: 76m* Istanbul 11m (McKinsey)

Administrative capital: Istanbul

Timezone: GMT + 2

Area: 783,562 sq km

Sunshine: 300 days

Coastline: 7,200 km

Main religions: Muslim 99.8%, (mostly Sunni), Other 0.2%,(Mostly Christians & Jews)

Languages: Turkish (Official), Kurdish

Admin divisions: 81 Prvinces e.g Istanbul, Izmir, Aydin, Mũgla, Antalya

Internet domain: .tr

International dialling code: +90

GDP: $798bn*

Economic growth: +4.2%*

Labour force: 25m (1.2m Turks work abroad, 2010)

Unemployment: 10%*

Inflation: 8.9%*

FDI: 1.6% of GDP*

Average wage: Minimum €400 month

Monetary unit: Turkish Lira (TRY)

Main export: Apparel, Foodstuffs, Textiles, Metal, Manufactured Goods, Transport Equipment

Member of EU: No and may not want to be

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Sources: *World Bank, Eurostat, OECD, invest.gov.tr, Central Bank of Republic of Turkey