6 Cool Facts about Istanbul


Six cool facts about Istanbul: 1. Istanbul is historically referred to as Byzantium and Constantinople. 2. The geographic location of Istanbul extends in both two continents, Europe as well as Asia. 3. Turkish is the most widely spoken language at Istanbul. 4. The city is very old, founded around 11 BC by the Thracian tribes, and Istanbul also hosts several powerful empires that spans generations. 5. In the 1500’s Istanbul was regarded as the most crowded city in the entire world. 6. Istanbul is home to multiple bazaars that when combined is considered to be one of the world’s biggest shopping complexes.