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Two months later, he laid out the plans for a new, Christian city to replace Byzantium.
As the eastern capital of the empire, the city was named Nova Roma; most called it Constantinople, a name that persisted into the 20th century.
Istanbul is a transcontinental city in Eurasia, straddling the Bosphorus strait (which separates Europe and Asia) between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.
Its commercial and historical center lies on the European side and about a third of its population lives on the Asian side.
The importance of Constantinople in the Ottoman world was also reflected by its Ottoman name 'Der Saadet' meaning the 'gate to Prosperity' in Ottoman.
An alternative view is that the name evolved directly from the name Constantinople, with the first and third syllables dropped.
Mersin'de Balık Çiftlikleri Sorunsalı Devam Ediyor! Uzun sürdür gündemde olan ve Mersin'in deniz turizminde büyük önem arz eden alanlarında kurulması düşünülen balık çiftlikleri, konusundaki ağız değişimine tepki geldi.
Pera (from the Greek word for "across") was used to describe the area between the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus, but Turks also used the name Beyoğlu (today the official name for one of the city's constituent districts).
The population of the city has increased tenfold since the 1950s, as migrants from across Anatolia have moved in and city limits have expanded to accommodate them.
Arts, music, film, and cultural festivals were established at the end of the 20th century and continue to be hosted by the city today.
Istanbul is one of the world's most populous cities and ranks as the world's 7th-largest city proper and the largest European city.
Founded under the name of Byzantion (Βυζάντιον) on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BCE, the city developed to become one of the most significant in history.
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After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 CE, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman/Byzantine (330–12–1453), the Latin (1204–1261), and the Ottoman (1453–1922) empires.