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.

Answers distribution

Byzantium
Constantinople
Stambul
Troy
answers
flagSpain
56%
34%
2%
7%
41
flagItaly
55%
32%
7%
2%
70
flagSweden
50%
41%
5%
2%
34
flagGermany
48%
43%
6%
1%
300
flagCanada
48%
48%
3%
0%
56
flagGreece
45%
45%
4%
4%
24
flagAustria
44%
50%
2%
2%
36
flagthe United Kingdom
43%
45%
7%
2%
527
flagRussia
43%
41%
6%
8%
60
flagPoland
42%
44%
9%
3%
18410
flagAustralia
42%
57%
0%
0%
28
flagthe United States
41%
47%
6%
3%
401
flagNorway
41%
43%
10%
5%
39
flagUkraine
40%
42%
5%
8%
35
flagFrance
35%
50%
4%
10%
48
flagRepublic of Ireland
34%
51%
12%
0%
49
flagDenmark
32%
62%
5%
0%
37
flagthe Netherlands
31%
50%
11%
3%
63
flagUnknown
29%
59%
6%
3%
716
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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