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Istanbul

Most populous city in Turkey

Istanbul, formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center. Istanbul is a transcontinental city in Eurasia, straddling the Bosporus strait between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Its commercial and historical center lies on the European side and about a third of its population lives in suburbs on the Asian side of the Bosporus. With a total population of around 15 million residents in its metropolitan area, Istanbul is one of the world's largest cities, ranking as the world's fifth-largest city proper and the second-largest city in Europe. The city is the administrative centre of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

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Europe's largest city, Istanbul, is running out of time to impose a lockdown and stop a surge in coronavirus cases as around two million people are still going..
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Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought silence to some of the world's busiest places. Transport hubs that should be teeming with travellers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought silence to some of the world's busiest places. Transport hubs that should be teeming with travellers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

The coronavirus pandemic has rekindled rivalry in Turkey between President Tayyip Erdogan and Istanbul's opposition mayor, with disputes over fundraising and a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought an uncanny silence to some of the world's busiest places. Transport hubs that should be teeming with..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Two intelligence officers at Iran's consulate in Turkey instigated the killing last November of an Iranian dissident in Istanbul who criticized the Islamic..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Turkey held its first tender on Thursday to prepare to build a huge canal on the edge of Istanbul, a Transport Ministry spokesman said, signaling progress on the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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