Turkey has good sunshine, mild temperatures, and limited rainfall due to the Mediterranean climate. Turkey is a secular democracy with around 70% Sunni, 25% Alevis, and the Christian minority. Turkish culture is a unique combination of elements from the Eastern Mediterranean (West Asian), the Central Asian region, and East European and Caucasian cultures. Taxis, buses, and Metro are available for commutation. The distance between the airport and the city center is 54 km.