Turkey

 
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General Information

Capital: Ankara

Population: 65,546,000

Land Area: 770,760 sqkm

Per Capita GNP: $2,900

Under 5 Mortality Rate: 48

Adult Literacy: 94(M); 74(F)

Fertility Rate: 2.4

Life Expectancy: 68(M); 73(F)

Urbanization Rate: 75%

Unemployment Rate: 5 (plus 5.6% underemployment) (2000)

Major Language: Turkish

Major Religion: Islam

Government Type: Republic -parliamentary democracy

* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook


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