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Key facts

Population: 75.8m
Official language: Turkish
Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education
Official statistics office:
Turkish Statistical Institute
Trade association:
Turkish Publishers Association
Annual book fairs: Istanbul Book Fair held over 4 days in November and Ankara Book Fair held over 10 days in January.
Translation programme: TEDA is a funding project for the publication of Turkish literature and works on Art and Cuture in languages other than Turkish.
VAT on books: 8% for books and ebooks