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Area:780,580 km²
Population:70,413,958 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimli, Azeri.
Religion(s):Muslim (Sunni) - 99.8%, others (Christian, Jewish) - 0.2%.
Ethnic Group(s):Turkish - 80%, Kurdish - 20%.