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Capital: Ankara
Population: 77,695,904
Conventional Name: Republic of Turkey
Chief of State: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Head of State: Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
National Anthem: Istiklal Marsi (Independence March)
Lyrics/Music: Mehmet Akif Ersoy/Zeki Ungor
Turkey Travel Information and Travel Guide
Turkey might be the world's most contested country. Its landscape is dotted with battlegrounds, ruined castles and the palaces of great empires. This is the land where Alexander the Great slashed ... More »


Nov 23, 2015 ... The official bird of Thanksgiving it chock full of surprises: it can fly! It blushes! Check out these eight fun, fascinating turkey facts.


Information, photos and printable worksheets about the wild turkey.


Nov 15, 2012 ... Next Thursday may officially be called Thanksgiving, but you all know what it really is–Turkey Day! But how well do you really know Meleagris ...


Turkey Facts. Ben Franklin, in a letter to his daughter, proposed the turkey as the official United States bird. In 2012, the average American ate 16 pounds of ...


Amazing Facts About the Turkey. The modern domesticated turkey descends from the wild turkey. Turkeys are known to exhibit over 20 distinct vocalisations.


Nov 22, 2013 ... Here are 11 fun facts about turkeys that will show you that turkeys are in fact ... There are approximately 5,500 feathers on an adult wild turkey, ...


Nov 20, 2011 ... The bird really is named after the nation of Turkey. Early European visitors to the Americas saw the creature and it reminded them of a bird ...


Hear the tale of a popular game bird that nearly disappeared in the wild. Find out how flocks of wild turkey have reclaimed their old stomping grounds.