What Countries Border Turkey?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 11:52:04 PM ET
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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.

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.