Turkey is a vast, diverse country, and that is reflected in the geography and geology of the Anatolia!
volcanic & geothermal
There are 15 volcanoes in Turkey, of which some are active, and some are extinct.
There are 44 National Parks in Turkey, which aim to protect the diverse natural wonders in the country.
forest & woodlands
Roughly 28% of Turkey is covered in forests. Among Turkey’s protected nature reserves are forests and woodlands that are home to delicate ecosystems of plants and animals.
park & gardens
Cities and towns throughout Turkey are dotted with public parks and gardens. Some are lush and manicured, others are smaller and quiet, but all serve as green lungs in populated locations.
the mountains &
Turkey is a mountainous country, with mountain ranges in nearly every region.
the lakes and streams
Turkey is lush with lakes, streams, and wetlands, which keep the land fertile and fresh. Snow melts off the high mountains and rushes down to the many valleys and gorges in Anatolia, and feeds into freshwater lakes.
the beaches and coasts
With the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Sea of Marmara, and the Black Sea all bordering Turkey, there is a wealth of coasts and beaches all throughout the country.
the natural landscapes
The wide variety of natural landscapes have shaped the culture of Turkey. From the surreal rock formations of Cappadocia to the dramatic Anatolian mountains to verdant farmlands and natural hot springs, the topography of the country has shaped the people around it.
the bird observation places
Birdwatching is an engrossing activity in Turkey, with over 465 species of birds in the country, many of which are specific to their geographical region.