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Official name: Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti)

Short name: Turkey (Türkiye)

Political system: Parliamentary Republic

Area: 783,562 km2

Population: 76,667,864

Capital: Ankara

Independence: 29 October 1923

National Holiday: Independence Day 29 October 1923

Ethnicity: Turkish 80%, Kurdish 20%

Languages: Turkish (official), Kurdish, Arabic

Religions: Muslim 99.8%, other 0.2%

Currency: Turkish Lira (TL)

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