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Location: Southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia (Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
Population: 65,666,677 (July 2000 est.) - Capital: Ankara
Ethnics Groups: Turkish 80%, Kurdish 20%
Languages: Turkish (official), Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek
Religions: Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (Christian and Jews)

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Proverbs from Turkey
Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one.
Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak.
A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person.
Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.
Happiness is like crystal -- when it shines the most, it soon cracks.

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