Turkey

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Turkey

Official name:Republic of Turkey
Capital:Ankara
Area:total: 780,580 sq km
water: 9,820 sq km
land: 770,760 sq km
Climate:temperate; hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters; harsher in interior
Location:southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria
Geographic coordinates:39 00 N, 35 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly larger than Texas
Land boundaries:total: 2,648 km
border countries: Armenia 268 km, Azerbaijan 9 km, Bulgaria 240 km, Georgia 252 km, Greece 206 km, Iran 499 km, Iraq 352 km, Syria 822 km
Coastline:7,200 km
Terrain:mostly mountains; narrow coastal plain; high central plateau (Anatolia)
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
highest point: Mount Ararat 5,166 m

Map of Turkey

Map of Turkey

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