Istanbul

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Istanbul 
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largest city in Turkey
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Instance ofbig city,
metropolitan municipality in Turkey,
city
Part ofIstanbul Province
LocationIstanbul Province, Turkey
Official language
Head of government
  • Mevlüt Uysal (2017)
Heritage designation
Inception667 BC
date QS:P,-0667-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Population
  • 14,657,434 (2015)
Area
  • 5,343 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 100 metre
Follows
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 135931454
GND ID: 4027821-9
OSM relation ID: 223474
Wikidata

41° 00′ 36″ N, 28° 57′ 37.08″ E

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Istanbul (Turkish spelling: İstanbul) is the biggest city in Turkey. Until 1930s this city was known in the West also by the name Constantinople; some writings named it Stambul, especially in the 19th century. In Classical Antiquity, it was known as Byzantium or Byzantion.

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Provincial centers: Adıyaman  · Afyonkarahisar  · Ağrı  · Aksaray  · Amasya  · Ardahan  · Artvin  · Bartın  · Batman  · Bayburt  · Bilecik  · Bingöl  · Bitlis  · Bolu  · Burdur  · Çanakkale  · Çankırı  · Çorum  · Düzce  · Edirne  · Elazığ  · Erzincan  · Giresun  · Gümüşhane  · Hakkari  · Iğdır  · Isparta  · Karabük  · Karaman  · Kars  · Kastamonu  · Kırıkkale  · Kırklareli  · Kırşehir  · Kilis  · Kütahya  · Muş  · Nevşehir  · Niğde  · Osmaniye  · Rize  · Siirt  · Sinop  · Sivas  · Şırnak  · Tokat  · Tunceli  · Uşak  · Yalova  · Yozgat  · Zonguldak

Central cities: Adana  · Ankara  · Antalya  · Aydın  · Balıkesir  · Bursa  · Denizli  · Diyarbakır  · Erzurum  · Eskişehir  · Gaziantep  · Hatay  · Istanbul  · Izmir  · Kahramanmaraş  · Kayseri  · Kocaeli  · Konya  · Malatya  · Manisa  · Mardin  · Mersin  · Muğla  · Ordu  · Sakarya  · Samsun  · Tekirdağ  · Trabzon  · Van