Delegations from Turkey, Russia, and Iran meet in Nur Sultan for the 17th meeting of the Astana Peace process that aims to find a..
Country straddling Southeastern Europe and Western Asia
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a country located mainly on Anatolia in Western Asia, with a small portion on the Balkans in Southeast Europe. It shares borders with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; the Black Sea to the north; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the east; Iraq to the southeast; Syria and the Mediterranean Sea to the south; and the Aegean Sea to the west. Turks form the vast majority of the nation's population and Kurds are the largest minority. Ankara is Turkey's capital, while Istanbul, the Imperial capital, is its largest city and financial centre.
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The Turkish lira has dropped 40 per cent in value since the start of the year, shedding as much as 15 per cent on Tuesday alone.