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CPI May +9.86% y-o-y, +1.88% m-o-m ... PPI May +7.66% y-o-y, +2.77% m-o-m ... Industrial Output Apr 7.1% y-o-y ... Capacity Utilization May 82.7%... GNP (base 1987) 2005 +7.6% y-o-y... GDP (base 1987) 2005 +7.4% y-o-y

 

 

 

Turkey at a Glance

Area:                                   781,000 km2
Latitude/Longitude:   4101'N / 2895'E (Istanbul)
Population:                    72.1 mn (2005 estimate)
Population Density:    88 pop/km2  (2000)
Pop. Growth Rate:      1.834% p.a. (1999-2000)
Labor Force:                  24.034 mn (2005)
Unemployment Rate: 11.2% (2005 December)
GNP:                                   US$ 360.9 bn (2005)
GDP:                                   US$ 361.5 bn (2005)
Major Cities:                   Ankara* 3.7mn, Istanbul 9mn 
Regime:                            Unicameral Parliamentary 
Affiliations:                     NATO; EU candidate
Currency:                        Turkish Lira
Sovereign Rating:     Fitch BB-, Moody's Ba3, S&P B+   Exports Top 3:           Germany 13.9%,UK8.8%,USA 7.7% Imports Top 3:            Ger. 12.8%,Russia 9.3%,,Italy 7.0% Last Election:                November 3, 2002
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Last Presidential Election:       April 2000
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