Turkey - Istanbul a world heritage. Facts about Turkey: Area: 779,452 sq km. Straddles two continents; 3% in Europe (Thrace), 97% in Asia (Anatolia). Also controls the Bosphorus Strait and the Dardanelles, vital sea links between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Its strategic position has made the area of prime importance throughout history.Population: 75,705,147. Capital: Ankara. Official language: Turkish. 45 languages.

Turkey - Istanbul a world heritage. Facts about Turkey: Area: 779,452 sq km. Straddles two continents; 3% in Europe (Thrace), 97% in Asia (Anatolia). Also controls the Bosphorus Strait and the Dardanelles, vital sea links between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Its strategic position has made the area of prime importance throughout history.Population: 75,705,147. Capital: Ankara. Official language: Turkish. 45 languages.

Cezayir Street, Istanbul

Cezayir Street, Istanbul

Kuzguncuk-Üsküdar Istanbul - my favourite area in the city!

Kuzguncuk-Üsküdar Istanbul - my favourite area in the city!

Opened in 1876, Çiçek Pasajı is a covered arcade with rows of historic cafes, winehouses and restaurants.-- İstanbul

Opened in 1876, Çiçek Pasajı is a covered arcade with rows of historic cafes, winehouses and restaurants.-- İstanbul

Istanbul Bridge & Super Moon

Istanbul Bridge & Super Moon

Sultanahmet, Istanbul, 1970. [Credit : Ara Güler]

Sultanahmet, Istanbul, 1970. [Credit : Ara Güler]

Ara Güler - Sirkeci, 1968. (from Ara Güler’s Istanbul).

Ara Güler - Sirkeci, 1968. (from Ara Güler’s Istanbul).

Arnavutköy-İstanbul by metinbdemirel

Arnavutköy-İstanbul by metinbdemirel

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