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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Istanbul

Largest city in Turkey


Istanbul
Istanbul

Istanbul, formerly Constantinople and in classical antiquity, Byzantium, is the largest city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center. The city straddles the Bosphorus strait, and lies in both Europe and Asia, with a population of over 15 million residents, comprising 19% of the population of Turkey. Istanbul is the most populous city in Europe, and the world's fifteenth-largest city.

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