Description of the country:
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. The seeds of agriculture were first sown in Turkey and a new type of plant is discovered every 10 days.
Geography of the country:
Turkey is at the northeast end of the Mediterranean Sea in southeast Europe and southwest Asia. Black Sea is to the north and Aegean Sea is to the west. Its neighbors are Greece and Bulgaria to the west, Russia, Ukraine, and Romania to the north and northwest (through the Black Sea), Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the east, and Syria and Iraq to the south. Turkey in Asia is about the size of Texas. Its center is a treeless plateau rimmed by mountains.
Status of economy, research and development:
Turkey’s economy has undergone a period of volatility compounded by flawed domestic politics and challenging external environments. Although economic growth has moderated, several reforms, including privatization of state assets and streamlining of business regulations, have progressed. Research, Development and Innovation plays a pivotal role for the Turkish economy. Research & Development, Innovation enabled Turkey to lead the world.
Status about the different subjects in which extensive research is going on: