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Istanbul

Largest city in Turkey

Istanbul is a transcontinental city, straddling the Bosphorus strait in northwestern Turkey between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. Founded on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC as Byzantium, the city now known as Istanbul developed to become one of the most significant cities in history.

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How Constantinople Became Istanbul, Turkey (Worldview w/ Captain Kurt)

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August 28, 2018

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August 25, 2021
The Indian Express
Rangina Kargar, member of the Wolesi Jirga where she represents the Faryab province, said she arrived at the IGI Airport early August 20 from Istanbul on a Fly Dubai flight. She holds a diplomatic/official passport which facilitates visa-free travel under a reciprocal arrangement with India.
Science X staff
August 12, 2021
phys.org
Earthquakes typically last only a few seconds, although sometimes the shifts in the subsurface occur in slow motion. Understanding these 'slow quakes', known as 'slow slip events', and their interplay with the short--sometimes violent--tremors is critically important to define the seismic hazard and subsequent risk. An international group led by Patricia Martínez-Garzón, Junior Group Leader at the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, has now published a study in the journal Seismological Research Letters in which they investigate this interplay of different seismic events near the metropolis of Istanbul with its millions of inhabitants.
Sapphire Hair Clinic
June 27, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Hair Clinic is a modern hair transplant Istanbul clinic that follows the so-called True Philosophy, which includes three principles:...
Reuters
June 6, 2021
the Guardian
Substance has spread through sea south of Istanbul, posing threat to marine life and fishing industry
May 27, 2021
The Indian Express
Taking to Instagram, the space agency shared the image, which has captured the night lights of Turkey's most famous city, split by the Bosporus and the Golden Horn.
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