Istanbul Province

Istanbul Province is in a central position in Marmara Region, . It connects and . Istanbul Province basically extends over two peninsulas surrounded by Black Sea, Bosphorus, and the Sea of Marmara—Çatalca to the west of Bosphorus on European mainland and Kocaeli to the east of Bosphorus on Asian mainland.

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is a town in , northwest of the city of , on the side of a wooded and gently rising hill.

See for the former primary airport of Istanbul.


Founded by the Polish settlers in the 19th century on the Asian side of the Bosphorus near , Polonezköy, literally the "Polish village", provides a surprising contribution to the ethnic mix of .

Istanbul Province

  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 15,100,000
  • Latitude of center: 41.0351° or 41° 2' 6.3" north
  • Longitude of center: 28.9833° or 28° 58' 59.9" east
  • Elevation: 85 meters (279 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 745042

Other Names for Istanbul Province

  • Arabic: اسطنبول
  • Bulgarian: Истанбул
  • Chinese: 伊斯坦布尔
  • English: Istanbul
  • French: Istanbul
  • German: Istanbul
  • Greek: Ισταμπούλ
  • Irish: Iostanbúl
  • Italian: Provincia di Istanbul
  • Japanese: イスタンブール
  • Norwegian: Istanbul
  • Portuguese: Istambul
  • Russian: Стамбул
  • Spanish: Provincia de Estambul
  • Ukrainian: Стамбул
  • Miklagard
  • Miklagård
  • İst
  • İstanbul Vilâyeti
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