How big is Istanbul

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Istanbul area

Istanbul is one of the largest cities in Turkey, with a total area of ​​about 5,343 square kilometers, while its population reaches approximately 11,174,257 people.

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Istanbul is located between the continents of Asia and Europe, specifically on a triangular peninsula. It is like a bridge that connects them. The city overlooks the Golden Horn, the Sea of ​​Marmara, and the Bosphorus Strait, which divides the city into two parts, where part of Istanbul is located on the Asian side, The other side is on the European side. As for the astronomical location of the city, it is located on the latitude (41,01) and longitude (28,95), and it is approximately 39 meters above sea level.

The climate in Istanbul

Istanbul’s climate is influenced by a group of natural factors, including some rivers located in the regions of Russia and Central Europe, the most important of which are: the Danube, the Don, the Dnieper, and the Dniester, which make all of the Black Sea water very cold, knowing that the sea water Lions are heading south towards the Bosphorus Strait, while the waters of the Mediterranean Sea are heading towards the northern side of the Straits, and they are considered warmer, as for the ice floods that occur in winter; they occur due to the northeastern winds, and they help freeze the Golden Horn, the Bosphorus Strait, While TS Prepare the southwest winds to stir storms in the Sea of ​​Marmara.

Sights of Istanbul

Istanbul, which is ranked the tenth among the countries that tourists come from all over the world, is considered one of the most famous tourist places in the world. It is distinguished by its rich culture and its original heritage, as it includes a diverse and unique group of tourist and historical monuments, including: churches, Palaces, mosques, museums, and others.


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