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    Geography of Turkey
    Area: 780,580 sq. km.
    Cities: Capital--Ankara (pop. 3.7 million). Other cities--Istanbul (9.2 million), Izmir (3.2 million), Bursa (1.9 million), Adana (1.7 million).
    Terrain: Narrow coastal plain surrounds Anatolia, an inland plateau becomes increasingly rugged as it progresses eastward. Turkey includes one of the more earthquake-prone areas of the world.
    Climate: Moderate in coastal areas, harsher temperatures inland.
    source: http://www.state.gov