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The modern Istanbul’s layout and architecture show the influences of both the Roman-Byzantine era when it became Constantinople, the world’s first Christian capital, as well as that of the conquering Ottoman Turks, from 1453, when it became the seat of the world’s largest Muslim Empire. Today Istanbul is the economic capital of Turkey.


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