Tag: Bosphorus

The Bosphorus is a narrow, winding strait located in Istanbul, Turkey, that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and ultimately to the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. It is about 32 km (20 mi) long, with a maximum width of 3.7 km (2.3 mi) at its narrowest point.

The Bosphorus has played an important role in the history and culture of Istanbul and Turkey, and it remains a vital waterway for trade and transportation. The banks of the Bosphorus are also home to many historic landmarks and beautiful scenery, making it a popular tourist destination.

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