Turkey is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Syria and Iraq to the south; Iran, Armenia, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; Georgia to the northeast; Bulgaria to the northwest; and Greece to the west.
Turkey is situated in Anatolia (97%) and the Balkans (3%), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria. The geographic coordinates of the country lie at: 39°00′N 35°00′E. Turkey is the world's 37th-largest country in terms of area. The Asian part of the country is comprised mostly by the peninsula of Anatolia, which consists of a high central plateau with narrow coastal plains, between the Köro?lu and Pontic mountain ranges to the north and the Taurus Mountains to the south.
The economy of Turkey is defined as an emerging market economy by the IMF. Turkey is among the world's developed countries according to the CIA World Factbook. Turkey has the world's 18th largest nominal GDP and 17th largest GDP by PPP.
In 2015, Aziz Sancar, a Turkish professor at the University of North Carolina, won Nobel Chemistry Prize along with Tomas Lindahl and Paul Modrich, with their work on how cells repair damaged DNA. Turkey chemistry journals list focuses on the biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, and molecular biology. Chemistry journals Turkey also cover structure, function, and regulation of biologically active molecules; gene structure & expression; there are many chemistry Journals in Turkey. Some of the List of chemistry journals turkey, are Turkish Journal of Chemistry, Turkish-Academic Journals, Journal of Turkish chemical society.