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Turkey By Maya Larson Geography Southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia, bordering black sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia Climate: hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters Geography Area: total: 783,562 sq km land: 769,632 sq km water: 13,930 sq km Turkey is a high central plateau and has several mountain ranges Turkey Info population: 78,785,548 70-75% Turkish, 18% Kurdish, 7-12% other 99.89% Muslim, 0.2% other (mostly christens and Jews) Health Infant mortality rate: 23.94 deaths/1000 live birth Life expectancy: male: 70.61 years female: 74.49 years Economics Income per capita: $12,300 Industry: textiles, food processing, autos, electronics, mining (coal, chromate, copper, boron) steel , petroleum, construction, lumber, paper Government Republican parliamentary democracy President: Abdullah Gul Turkey has a very stable government USA relationship with turkey We our allies with turkey The USA helps give money to support economic aid and military assistance Our friendship goes back to the 18th century In 2006, a document called Shared Vision Statement addressed common values and goals of the two counties Education Percent of budget spent on education: $500/capita 4% of the GDP Literacy rates: 87% (women 80%, men 95%) Current Events On October 23 a earthquake hit the city of Van and killed over 600 people. People are going to be employed with construction which will help the economy This month Turkish troops went into northern Iraq in name of Kurdish separatists who ambushed and killed 24 Turkish soldiers in southern Turkey Bibliography http://www.state.gov/p/eur/ci/tu/. November 28, 2011. https://www.cia.gov/library/publicatio ns/the-world-factbook/geos/tu.html. November 28, 2011.