City: Istanbul

Population: 11,008,790

Time Zone: UTC+2

Currency Name: New Turkish Lira (TRY)

Major airport name (code) cities: Atat?rk International Airport (IST), Sabiha G?k?en International Airport (SAW)

Languages: Turkish

Phone City Code(s):

Official Tourism Website: http://english.istanbul.com/?Vst=2

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, f

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The city was called Byzantium from 660BC to 330 AD, then Constantinople until 1930, when it was renamed Istanbul.