Description: The physical map of Turkey showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Turkey is known officially as the Republic of Turkey. Turkey’s lager part is in West Asia and the smaller part in south Eastern Europe. Eight countries share border with Turkey. They are Georgia to the northeast, Bulgaria to the northwest, Armenia, Iran and the Azerbaijan to the east, Greece to the west and Iraq and Syria to the southeast.
Turkey is surrounded by the Aegean Sea to the west, the Black Sea to the north, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Turkey's area is 783,562 square kilometres.
Mount Ararat is the highest mountain and Lake Van is the largest lake in turkey. Aegean, Marmara, Eastern Anatolia,Black Sea, South-eastern Anatolia, Central Anatolia, and the Mediterranean are the seven regions in which turkey is divided. The Turkish Straits of the Dardanelles, the Bosporus and The Sea of Marmara separate Europe from Asia.
It has a roughly rectangular shape. The varied landscapes of turkey are the result of complicated earth movements. Frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions feature the region of turkey.
The part of the country which is in Asia is mainly a high plateau with coastlines which are narrower. The country’s eastern part is very much mountainous and the rivers like Aras, Tigris and Euphrates comes from these mountain ranges.
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