Türkiye is a peninsular country surrounded by seas on three sides.
The Mediterranean Sea is an inland sea. The climate in the Mediterranean Sea and the land surrounding it is mild. One of its main features is that there is almost no rain for half of the year.
The Aegean Sea with its beautiful islands, coves, and fascinating coastline, is an all-time-favorite for tourists from around the world.
The Marmara Sea is connected to the Black Sea by the Strait of İstanbul (Bosphorus) and to the Aegean Sea by the Dardanelles, or Strait of Gallipoli (Çanakkale Boğazı in Turkish).