Turkey is a country located in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The country has a population of over 80 million people and covers an area of 780,000 square kilometers. Turkey is a republic and the official language is Turkish. The currency is the Turkish lira. Turkey is a major producer of agricultural products, textiles, and manufactured goods. The country is also a major tourist destination, with over 30 million visitors each year. Turkey has a diverse economy and is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The country's GDP per capita was $11,099 in 2017, making it the 72nd largest economy in the world. Turkey is a major producer of boxboard and paperboard. The country's production capacity is estimated at 3.5 million tons per year. Turkey is the largest producer of boxboard in the Middle East and the second largest producer in Europe. The majority of Turkey's boxboard production is exported. The main export markets are the European Union, the United States, and Russia. Turkey's boxboard exports were valued at $1.3 billion in 2017. Turkey's boxboard industry is expected to grow in the coming years as the country's economy continues to expand. The demand for packaging materials is expected to increase as the Turkish population and economy grow.