The Republic of Turkey is a transcontinental country located in both Europe and Asia. The country is a charter member of the UN and an early member of NATO. The official language is Turkish; however, Arabic, Zaza and Kurdish are also spoken throughout the nation. Turkey hosts an impressive automotive industry and is known for shipbuilding. Turkey also has highly performing electronics sector. Strategic location, economic stability, and untapped potential make Turkey an advantageous place for expansion into Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.