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Iskenderun, Giresun, Zonguldak, Icel, Trabzon

Turkey has 8,671 km (5,388 mi) of railroad track, all of which is operated by the Turkish Republic State Railways. The country also is served by 385,960 km (239,824 mi) of roads. In 1999 there were 63 passenger cars in use for every 1,000 residents. The leading ports of Turkey are Istanbul and Izmir; other important ports include Trabzon, Giresun, Samsun, and Zonguldak, on the Black Sea, and Iskenderun and Mersin (Icel) in the south. The national airline, Turkish Airlines, provides domestic and foreign service; major international airports serve Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, Antalya, and Izmir.

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Iskenderun, Giresun, Zonguldak, Icel, Trabzon, national airline, Mersin, Adana, Turkish Airlines, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya, Black Sea, foreign service, Istanbul, passenger cars, Samsun, residents, south, use


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