What was the first name of Istanbul?

Byzantium
Constantinople
Stambul
Troy
In 660 BC, the city was founded as the colony of Megara and named to honour its king Byzas. In 324 AD, Con­stan­tine the Great made it an eastern capital of Roman Empire. The city was then renamed Nea Roma; however, most simply called it Con­stantino­ple.

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Byzantium
Constantinople
Stambul
Troy
answers
flagSpain
57%
33%
2%
7%
42
flagItaly
53%
35%
7%
2%
77
flagRussia
52%
33%
5%
8%
78
flagGermany
50%
41%
6%
1%
325
flagSweden
48%
40%
5%
5%
35
flagthe United Kingdom
44%
44%
7%
2%
551
flagGreece
44%
48%
4%
4%
25
flagCanada
43%
51%
4%
0%
62
flagPoland
42%
44%
9%
3%
19099
flagAustralia
42%
57%
0%
0%
28
flagthe United States
41%
47%
6%
3%
413
flagAustria
41%
53%
2%
2%
39
flagNorway
40%
45%
10%
5%
40
flagUkraine
39%
44%
5%
7%
38
flagFrance
38%
48%
3%
9%
52
flagRepublic of Ireland
32%
52%
11%
1%
53
flagDenmark
31%
60%
5%
2%
38
flagthe Netherlands
30%
53%
10%
3%
66
flagUnknown
29%
59%
6%
3%
743
flagIndia
20%
50%
27%
2%
40

Gender

men37%
women36%
Byzantium
37%
36%
Constantinople
51%
47%
Stambul
7%
11%
Troy
3%
3%

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