Istanbul

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 most populous cities, ranking as the world's fourth largest city proper and the largest European city. The city is the administrative center of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.


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 most populous cities, ranking as the world's fourth largest city proper and the largest European city. The city is the administrative center of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
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Istanbul

Istanbul ou Istamboul, appelé officiellement ainsi à partir de 1930 et historiquement Byzance et Constantinople, est la plus grande ville et métropole de Turquie et la préfecture de la province homonyme, dont elle représente environ 50 % de la superficie mais plus de 97 % de la population. Quatre zones historiques de la ville sont inscrites sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco depuis 1985. Istanbul est le principal centre économique de la Turquie mais aussi la capitale culturelle du pays.


Istanbul ou Istamboul, appelé officiellement ainsi à partir de 1930 et historiquement Byzance et Constantinople, est la plus grande ville et métropole de Turquie et la préfecture de la province homonyme, dont elle représente environ 50 % de la superficie mais plus de 97 % de la population. Quatre zones historiques de la ville sont inscrites sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco depuis 1985. Istanbul est le principal centre économique de la Turquie mais aussi la capitale culturelle du pays.
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