Byzantine Empire

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Byzantine Empire 
Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
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Instance of empire (1453)
LocationByzantine Empire
Capital
Basic form of government
  • absolute monarchy
Official language
  • Latin (610)
  • Medieval Greek (610)
Currency
Inception
  • 395
Dissolved, abolished or demolished
Population
  • 12,000,000 (1025)
Follows
Followed by
Authority control
Wikidata

41° 00′ 55.08″ N, 28° 59′ 04.92″ E

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English: The Byzantine Empire or Eastern Roman Empire was the eastern section of the Roman Empire, with its capital at Constantinople (modern Istanbul), which remained in existence after the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century. The Byzantine period is usually considered to extend from 395 to 1453.