This article is about the country. For the bird, see Turkey (bird).
Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye) is a country in Europe and Asia located mostly on the Anatolian Peninsula, between the Black Sea and Mediterranean. With a population of about 70 million, it is one of the most populous countries in the world. It is considered a newly industrialized economy and is one of the largest contributors to global economic growth. The largest city is Istanbul , while the capital is in centrally located Ankara .