Turkey Research

The Secrets of Turkey

 

Istanbul

Update

Today is the 6th of October. We have finished our tour and have two more sites to visit to conclude the tour. We have visited the most amazing sites, pieces of history, thousands of years old and there was and is so much more to learn over here through observation and historical findings. We leave the 8th of October back to South Africa.

  1. Istanbul
    City in Turkey

  2. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country's economic, cultural, and historical heart. Wikipedia

  3. Area: 5,343 km²

  4. Elevation: 100 m

  5. Weather: 21°C, Wind NE at 13 km/h, 65% Humidity

  6. Local time: Saturday 6:42 PM

  7. Population: 14.16 million (2013)



Istanbul is the first city we stop and it has a huge population. There has been a lot of history over the last 1000 years in this city and two of the major religions dominated its capital. 


Photos of 2012