Turkey is located at the intersection point of the continents of Asia and Europe. It is surrounded by Black Sea in the north, Aegean Sea in the west and the Mediterranean in the south. There is also the inland sea, which is called the Sea of Marmara. Its neighbors are Bulgaria (240 km) and Greece (206 km) in the northwest, Georgia (252 km), Azerbaijan (9 km) and Armenia (268 km) in the northeast, Iran (499 km) in the east, Iraq (331 km) and Syria (822 km) in the southeast. It is 783,562 sq km and 3% of this land is on Europe and 97% is on Asia.