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October 26th 2010
ISTANBUL Istanbul is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on 2 continents. The Bosphorus bridge spans Europa and Asia. Istanbul has about 12.8mill people, was the former capital of Byzantine ( 660 BC ), Latin and Roman empire, Constantinople was formed 330 AD, fell 1453 to the Ottomans which forcibly resettled Muslims, Christians and Jews into the city thereby creating a cosmopolita ... read more
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Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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