Turkey Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 78,785,548 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)
Languages: Turkish (official), Kurdish, other minority languages
Ethnic Groups: Turkish 70-75%, Kurdish 18%, other minorities 7-12% (2008 est.)
Major Cities – Population: Istanbul 10.378 million; ANKARA (capital) 3.846 million; Izmir 2.679 million; Bursa 1.559 million; Adana 1.339 million (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearance Regarding Turkey

Are you working on a story relating to current issues in Turkey? Dr. Gabbay lends his cultural knowledge, and also brings a historical perspective to your topic. With his extensive background in Turkish history, as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture, Dr. Gabbay provides the insight needed to make your story an authority in itself. You can view some of Dr. Gabbay’s media appearances on his YouTube channel here.


Dr. Gabbay has consulted people, and businesses, on projects regarding Muslim culture, and Turkish related world issues. He brings both a contemporary and historical context to these consultations while maintaining utmost professionalism. If you are in the need of this type of consultant, Dr. Gabbay is the right man for the job.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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