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Land area (100 sq km)*
Population (millions)*
Total GDP ($ billions)
Freshwater per capita*
1700 m3 
Freshwater withdrawal
total 36%

agriculture 75%

domestic 15%
Access to drinking water
95 %
Access to sanitation
94 %

Statistics: World Bank, except * Turkey Country Report, prepared for World Water Forum, March 2003

URL Freshwater Turkey profile 2004 (UN-CSD 12/13)
URL Turkish Statistical Institute
URL AQUASTAT - Water and agriculture in Turkey
URL World Bank overview of Turkey
URL World Bank - Private Participation in Infrastructure Database: Turkey profile
URL World Health Organisation fact sheet on Turkey
URL Earthtrends country profile
URL BBC country profile
URL Details on Turkey from the Economist
URL Background information on Turkey
URL CIA factbook on Turkey
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