Located in northwestern of Turkey within the Marmara region of Turkey. Medieval city is known to be founded on Sarayburnu promontory called as the “historic peninsula” bounded by Golden Horn, a natural harbor dividing the city.
7th century BC.
Istanbul is the largest city forming the economic and cultural center of the country with its population currently more than 12 millions. Being a transcontinental city Istanbul divided by the Bosphorus strait which is one of the world’s busiest waterways crossing between city’s European and Asiatic sides.