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Istanbul (Turkey)


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    • Stamboul (Turkey)
    • Stampōl (Turkey)
    • Stambul (Turkey)
    • Stěmpol (Turkey)
    • T͡Sarigrad (Turkey)
    • Istāmbūl (Turkey)
    • T͡Sarʹgrad (Turkey)
    • Āsitānah (Turkey)
    • Ḳushṭa (Turkey)
    • İstanbul Büyük Şehir Belediyesi (Turkey)
    • Greater Istanbul Municipality (Turkey)
    • İstanbul Anakent Belediyesi (Turkey)
    • İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi (Turkey)
    • Polē (Turkey)
    • Estambul (Turkey)
    • Baladīyat Isṭānbūl (Turkey)
    • Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (Turkey)
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    • found: ʻĀrif Ardabīlī. Farhād nāmah-ʼi ... 2535 i.e. 1976 or 1977:t.p. (Islāmbūl)
    • found: BGN phone call 7/31/81(İstanbul, ppl, 41°01ʹN, 28°58ʹE; Istanbul (conventional); variant: Constantinople [earlier name]; Byzantium [earlier name]; Stamboul, Stambul; Istambul)
    • found: Barnay, Y. Yehude Erets-Yiśraʼel ba-meʼah ha-18. ... 1982 (subj.)t.p. (Ḳushṭa)
    • found: Conf. on the Preservation of Architect. Heritage of Islamic Cities (1985 : Istanbul, Turkey). Bildiriler, 1987:t.p. (İstanbul Büyük Şehir Belediyesi; Greater Istanbul Municipality)
    • found: T.C. devlet teşkilatı rehberi, 1986, 1986:p. 512 (With law no. 3030 of 6/27/84 the administration, but not the boundaries, of those large cities now designated as "büyük şehir belediyeleri" has changed)
    • found: BGN, 6-13-88(İstanbul; variants: İstanbul Büyük Şehir Belediyesi, İstanbul Anakent Belediyesi)
    • found: Sayılarla İstanbul, 1989:t.p. (İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi)
    • found: Kamarados-Vyzantios, G. To xerrizōma tou Hellēnismou tēs Polēs ... 1987?:t.p. (tēs Polēs; stēn Polē)
    • found: Estambul, c1996.
    • found: al-Ḥifāẓ ʻalá al-turāth al-miʻmārī al-Islāmī, 1988 or 1989- :v. 1, t.p. (Baladīyat Istānbūl)
    • found: İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi WWW English home page, 3 June 2010(Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)
    • found: GEOnet, November 18, 2018(Istanbul, İstanbul İli, Turkey, seat of a first-order administrative division, 41°00ʹ40ʺN 28°57ʹ28ʺE (41.011046, 28.957798), variants: Byzantion; Byzantium; Constantinople; Constantinopoli; Constantinopolis; Istamboul; Istambul; Konstantinopel; Konstantinoupolis; Kustantiniyah; Stamboul; Stambul; Tsarigrad)
    • found: Istanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi web site, 22 Sept. 2011(Istanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi; Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Valid as a name heading after 1453]
    • [Old catalog heading: Istanbul]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-25: new
    • 2018-11-21: revised
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