Discover Turkey with this Map of Turkey
Located in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe, Turkey has eight neighboring countries – Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Turkey's extensive and beautiful coastline has the Black Sea to the north, the Sea of Marmara and the Aegean Sea to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.
The history of Turkey is long and complex, with its roots in the mighty Ottoman Empire that ruled an extensive area between 1299 and 1922. There are plenty of ancient buildings and fascinating archeological sites to visit in Turkey, with some dating back to around 1200 BC. But Turkey is not just about ancient history, and visitors to the lovely country can enjoy diving, ballooning, mountain climbing, white water rafting, therapeutic spas and resorts, yachting, paragliding, ecotourism, golf, bird watching and much more. Take a look at the map of Turkey featured here and start making your plans to visit this charming and exotic country.