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Climate

Geography

Turkey in social, economic, cultural, and one of the largest determinants of political life in the country is the location of the world map. The country is located at the point where Asia and mainland Europe meet, and this location is unique. Turkey, the Balkans, the Caucasus, is located at the intersection of Middle East and Mediterranean basin. As a result of this location, for example, it is possible to fly from Istanbul to all the following countries in less than 4 hours: Finland, Morocco, Spain, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Russia, Turkmenistan, England. It should not be forgotten that Turkish Airlines is the airline that flies directly to the most destinations in the world!

Meeting Point of Europe and Asia

Turkey is quite large in terms of surface area. Indeed, Turkey is the largest country on the European continent entire area. The distance between the eastern and western ends of the country is more than 2000 kilometers. A large part of Turkey’s territory is located in Asia and the region of Anatolia / Asia Minor called. The relatively small part in the European continent is called Thrace. Anatolia and Thrace lands converge at the Dardanelles and Istanbul straits. These two continents are connected by road, thanks to 3 bridges in Istanbul. If you think this is a good swimmer, Turkey Intercontinental organized every year by the National Olympic Committee of swimming you can live a unique experience join the race.

Turkey’s Black Sea north, northeast Georgia and Armenia, east Azerbaijan and Iran, Iraq and Syria, southeast, south and southwest Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea, is located northwest of Greece and Bulgaria. In this respect, Turkey, as will be seen when looking at the map, is nestled on a peninsula rectangular.

Unique Nature

Turkey north, west and is a peninsula surrounded by the sea in the south. However, the geography of Turkey is mostly mountainous and has an average altitude of 1,132 meters. The geography of Turkey is also adorned with numerous rivers and lakes. Van Lake, almost as large as an inland sea, Kızılırmak, the longest river in the country, and the ancient rivers Euphrates and Tigris are the main ones. Every year millions of domestic and foreign tourists are flocking to Turkey to see this natural wonder.

Four Seasons Turkey

Of its geographic location, Turkey is a country with unique geographical features can be seen both as a result of the different climates. The country is surrounded by sea on three sides and most of its surface area is rugged and mountainous, and there are serious climatic differences between inland and coastal regions. The Mediterranean climate is dominant in the western and southern coastal regions and the amount of rainfall these regions receive in winter is very low. However, in the inner regions where the altitude is high, quite cold winters are experienced compared to other Mediterranean countries.

In the table below, you can find the average temperatures of some provinces by months. Remember, as the temperature measurement unit in Turkey Celsius (° C) is used. In addition, the oluşug the two periods of the academic year at universities in Turkey, mostly in the autumn months of September to January period, while the spring semester is important to remember that between February and June!

Average temperatureWinterSpringSummerAutumn
Istanbul6.812.12315,8
Ankara1.411th22,312.9
Izmir9.5162718,8
Antalya10,816,527,320,3
Trabzon81222,316,6
Erzurum-7,64.517,97.9
Gaziantep413,326,416.1
Bursa6.312.923,615,5
Eskisehirone1020,611,8
Konyaone10,822,212,4
Samsun7.711,622,416,2

So, what should all these temperature values ​​mean to you as an international student? Maybe a big suitcase full of clothes and accessories for all weather conditions … But according to Turkey in particular is one of the leading countries in the world textile and affordable shopping options to note that the record has to offer!

All these geographical and climatic diversity of agricultural production in Turkey, sport activities, in other countries on issues such as tourism provides numerous alternatives to get the place to be seen easily. within the time you spend in Turkey, next to the training to get good quality, world famous Cleopatra Beach ‘in can swim, the world’s professional climbers welcomes Nigde Aladağlar four by make rock climbing in the National Park, Artvin Coruh River rafting you can experience the excitement!

In addition, Turkey, nuts, cherries, figs and apricots world leader in farming, melons, pistachios, walnuts, olives, while the cultivation of products such as tea is among the top five in the world. Be sure, you will not be the first to be surprised by the variety of products when you visit the fruit and vegetable section of a large supermarket or go to the market!