Istanbul

Istanbul, historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the largest city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center. The city straddles the Bosphorus strait, and lies... Wikipedia

  • Country:  Turkey
  • Region:  Marmara
  • Province:  Istanbul
  • Provincial seat:  Cağaloğlu, Fatih
  • Districts:  39
  • Type:  Mayor–council government
  • Body:  Municipal Council of Istanbul
  • Mayor:  Ekrem İmamoğlu (CHP)
  • Governor:  Ali Yerlikaya
  • Population (31 December 2020):  15,462,452
  • Rank:  1st in Turkey
  • Urban:  15,149,358
  • Demonym(s):  Istanbulite, (Turkish: İstanbullu)
  • Time zone:  TRT (UTC+3)
  • Postal code:  34000 to 34990
  • Area code(s):  +90 212 (European side), +90 216 (Asian side)
  • Vehicle registration:  34
  • GDP (Nominal):  2019
  • - Total:  US$ 237 billion
  • - Per capita:  US$ 15,285
  • HDI (2018):  0.828 (very high) · 3rd
  • GeoTLD:  ist.istanbul
  • Website:  www.istanbul.gov.tr/
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo