The Republic of Turkey (capital Ankara) is Eurasian country (partly in Europe and partly in Asia). It has Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq and Syria as its neighbours.
Turkey has a population of 71.5m (2008) and measures 783,562 km2 (302,535 square miles) in size.
This view , taken on the Asian Side of Istanbul in October 1983 shows the lovely old ferry Goztepe
Istanbul tug TDI ZUBEYDE seen at Istanbul on Sep 30th,2009.
One of the many ferries that cross the Golden Horn at Istanbul is AYDIN GULER,seen here on Sep 30th,...
Another of the ferries that busy their way around the Golden Horn is the EMIN KUL, a more modern des...
Passengers stream aboard ISTANBUL 9 for the trip from Asia to Europe across the Golden Horn. Istanbu...
Dusk is descending on the Golden Horn as SH-BEYOGLUSEP heads for Uskudar from Dolmabahce. In the bac...
Tug IXUS at Kusadasi,Turkey, on Sep 28th, 2009, with MV Discovery in the background.