Transcontinental country straddling Western Asia and Southeastern Europe

Turkey, officially the Republic of Türkiye, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a small portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. It shares borders with 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; the Aegean Sea to the west; and Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest. Cyprus is located off the south coast. Turks form the vast majority of the nation's population and Kurds are the largest minority. Ankara is Turkey's capital, while Istanbul is its largest city and financial centre.

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Police have appealed for urgent assistance to help locate a four-year-old boy from Darlington is missing, according to police.
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A British woman has died and three other UK nationals are injured after a speedboat crash in Turkey, according to local media.
6 days ago • Sky News

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