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
63%
30%
3%
3%
30
flagTurkey
60%
34%
4%
0%
23
flagItaly
58%
29%
9%
1%
55
flagSweden
57%
39%
0%
3%
28
flagCanada
52%
43%
4%
0%
44
flagGermany
47%
44%
6%
1%
259
flagAustria
46%
46%
3%
3%
30
flagRussia
44%
39%
2%
13%
38
flagthe United Kingdom
43%
45%
7%
3%
431
flagNorway
43%
45%
8%
2%
37
flagPoland
42%
43%
9%
3%
14098
flagthe United States
42%
46%
7%
3%
349
flagAustralia
42%
57%
0%
0%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
37%
46%
13%
0%
43
flagFrance
36%
50%
2%
10%
46
flagUnknown
32%
54%
6%
6%
61
flagthe Netherlands
31%
50%
12%
2%
48
flagBelgium
31%
63%
5%
0%
19
flagDenmark
25%
67%
6%
0%
31
flagIndia
15%
51%
30%
3%
33

Gender

men42%
women37%
Byzantium
42%
37%
Constantinople
47%
46%
Stambul
7%
11%
Troy
3%
4%

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