Bordering both Europe and Asia, Turkey is a richly diverse cultural country where East meets West. Nestled along both the Meditteranean, Aegean and Black seas, Turkey covers 783,562 square kilometres with a population of over 75.6 million people. The country was once the heart of the Ottoman Empire and home to Troy, site of the classical story of the Trojan Horse. Must see destinations include Istanbul, Gallipoli and Cappadocia.