Turkey

Country straddling Southeastern Europe and Western Asia

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a country straddling Southeastern Europe and Western Asia. 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. Istanbul, the largest city, is the financial centre, and Ankara is the capital. Turks form the vast majority of the nation's population, and Kurds are the largest minority.

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Mark Cavendish wins his second stage at the Tour of Turkey in as many days following a three-year victory drought.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Britain's Mark Cavendish wins stage two of the Tour of Turkey, his first victory in a race for three years.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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