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Source: CIA World Factbook

Source: CIA World Factbook

 

Prime Ministry Disaster & Emergency Management Presidency Address: Kızılırmak Mah. Ufuk Üniversitesi Cad. Nu: 12 Çukurambar / Söğütözü / Çankaya / Ankara
Presidency pbx: 0 (312) 258 23 23
Presidency Fax: 0 (312) 220 26 14
Website: https://www.afad.gov.tr/EN/Index.aspx

Turkey

Climate: 
Temperate; hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters; harsher in interior

Types of disasters:
Severe earthquakes, especially in northern Turkey, along an arc extending from the Sea of Marmara to Lake Van

Volcanism: limited volcanic activity; its three historically active volcanoes; Ararat, Nemrut Dagi, and Tendurek Dagi have not erupted since the 19th century or earlier