Turkey At A Glance
Official name of the country
Republic of Turkey
Democratic, secular, social law state founded in 1923
Form of government
Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN
Turkey is a part of the Council of Europe, NATO, OECD, AGIT and G-20. Turkey have been in Customs Union since 1995 and the negotiations on the full memberships of Turkey to EU are in progress.
Turkey is within the mild temperature zone. The coastal areas have a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters while the inland Anatolia plateau and eastern parts have a dryer climate with hot summers and cold winters.
Standard voltage and the frequency
Turkey operates on 220 volts, 50 Hz, with round-prong European-style plugs that fit into recessed wall sockets /points.