A given name of Emperor

Hundred years of Roman emperor named Constantine decided to move the capital of his empire from Rome into a city called Byzantium. Byzantine located in the country called Turkey now. Constantine expand this town and named Constantinople, which means “City of Constantine”.

    Later on the Turks fought against the inhabitants of Constantinople and the defeat. The Turk gives this city the name Istanbul. But other people still call Constantinople.
    So until 1930 when it was officially given the name of Istanbul, the city had two names. This word comes from Turkish word meaning “to town”.
    Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and one of the oldest cities in the world. You will still hear people call Constantinople, it was his legal name is now Istanbul.

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