Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a country straddling Western Asia and Southeast Europe. Istanbul, the largest city, is the financial center, and Ankara is the capital. 

The coastal areas of Turkey have a temperate Mediterranean climate. Turkey is one of the world’s top ten destination countries, with the highest percentage of foreign visitors arriving from Europe. Turkey is a popular destination for leisure and business. The country’s performance over the decades has brought macroeconomic stability and increased employment and income. The official language is Turkish and its currency is Turkish Lira.