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Istanbul is located in Turkey
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
 - Constantinople 330 AD
 - Istanbul 1453 (Ottoman Turkis)
1923 (Modren Turkis)
1930 (internaitionally)
Destricts 39
 • Mayor Kadir Topbaş (AKP)
 • Metro 5,343 km2 (2,063 sq mi)
Population (December 31, 2014)[1][2][3]
 • Ceety 14,025,646
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 12,029 - 7,664/km2 (−7,820/sq mi)
 • Urban 14,100,000
 • Metro 14,377,019
 • Metro density 2,691/km2 (6,970/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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  1. "Tukey:Provinces and Major Cities". Citypopulation. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2015. The population of the Turkish cities and provinces according to census results and latest register-based tabulations 
  2. "All urban agglomerations of the world with a population of 1 million inhabitants or more". Citypopulation. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  3. "The Results of Address Based Population Registration System, 2014". Turkish Statistical Institute. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2015.