Turkiye is located in Eurasia and the Middle East but mainly in Western Asia with a small area in Europe. It is called the “Gateway to Asia” or where “East meets West”
The former capital was Istanbul, however this is the commercial hub and Istanbul is one of the most visited cities in the world and tourism there is thriving. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, with its soaring dome and Christian mosaics, the impressive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the Topkapı Palace which is the former home of Sultans. Along the banks of the Bosphorus there are majestic mansions once lived in by the wealthy and the Sultans of Turkiye and today they are being snapped up as a lucrative investment and buyers need to part with around 100 million Euros.
It has cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires and its rich and colourful history fascinates a world wide audience enticing tourists to it cities and coastal regions.
Today the capital of Turkiye is modern Ankara and the population of Turkiye is 81.92 million to date, mainly made up of people under the age of 31 years old thus making it a young work force.
Turkiye is an Islamic country where 99.8% of its population is Muslim.
Its climate is mixed with the coasts of the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea having a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild winters. The coastal areas of Turkey that border the Black Sea region have a temperate Oceanic climate with warm, wet winters and cool to cold, wet summers.
Investors flock to Turkiye to invest in properties for holiday homes which offer value for money at affordable prices in Istanbul plus the Aegean and Mediterranean coastline specifically.