What countries border Turkey?
Credit: Gokhan Sahin Getty Images News Getty Images
Q:

What countries border Turkey?

A:

Quick Answer

Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Bulgaria and Greece border each other as well to the northwest of Turkey. Armenia is in-between Georgia and Azerbaijan to the east of Turkey. Iran is just south of Azerbaijan and next to Iraq.

  Know More

Full Answer

Syria is next to Iraq and southeast of Turkey. Turkey is bordered by three seas: the Black Sea to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Aegean Sea to the southwest. Turkey's total land area is 780,580 square kilometers, making it slightly larger than the state of Texas. Turkey has 7,200 kilometers of coastline.

Learn more about Europe

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What countries border France?

    A:

    France is bordered by the following eight countries: Andorra, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Monaco, Luxembourg, Spain and Switzerland. France is located in Western Europe and is bordered by the English Channel, the Bay of Biscay, and the Mediterranean Sea.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the geography of Turkey?

    A:

    Turkey is bordered by the Black Sea on the north, the Mediterranean Sea on the south and the Aegean Sea on the west. The bulk of the country lies on the semiarid Anatolian Plateau. Turkey contains mountains, rolling hills and fertile valleys.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What countries border the Black Sea?

    A:

    The Black Sea in southeastern Europe is bordered by Ukraine to the north, Russia and Georgia to the east, Turkey to the south and Romania and Bulgaria to the west. This 168,500-square-mile inland sea separates Eastern Europe from Western Asia, and is one of the four bodies of water that are named after English terms for common colors. There are more than 10 islands situated within the Black Sea.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What countries border Poland?

    A:

    Poland shares a border with seven countries: Germany, the Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Lithuania. Because they are all part of the European Union, travel between Poland and Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Lithuania is completed without border checks; however, border guards have the power to undertake random identity checks, if necessary. For the other countries, immigration paperwork must be completed.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore