Why Istanbul Isn't the Capital of Turkey
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Istanbul (previously Constantinople) has served as the capital of numerous kingdoms and empires throughout its nearly 3,000-year history, and yet today the Republic of Turkey's capital is in the city of Ankara. How did that happen?
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