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Istanbul
İstanbul
Ceety
İstanbul
Istanbul is located in Turkey
Istanbul
Istanbul
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 41°01′N 28°58′E / 41.017°N 28.967°E / 41.017; 28.967Coordinates: 41°01′N 28°58′E / 41.017°N 28.967°E / 41.017; 28.967
Kintra Turkey
Region Marmara
Province Istanbul
 - Byzantium c. 660 BC[note 1]
 - Constantinople 330 AD
 - Istanbul 1453 (Ottoman Turkis)
1923 (Modren Turkis)
1930 (internaitionally)
Destricts 39
Government
 • Mayor Kadir Topbaş (AKP)
Area
 • Metro[note 2] 5,343 km2 (2,063 sq mi)
Population (2000–10 city proper, 2010–12 metro aurie)[1][2]
 • Ceety 8,803,468
 • Metro 13,255,685
 • Metro density 2,481/km2 (6,430/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 34000 tae 34850
Area code(s) (+90) 212 (European side)
(+90) 216 (Asian side)
Website Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Istanbul (Turkis: İstanbul‎) is the lairgest ceety in Turkey an 2nd lairgest ceety proper in the warld. Some o it is locatit in Europe, but maist o it is in Asie. At ae time it wis cawed Constantinople. It haes 13,120,596 fowk in it.

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