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
62%
29%
3%
3%
27
flagItaly
61%
26%
10%
0%
49
flagTurkey
60%
34%
4%
0%
23
flagSweden
57%
39%
0%
3%
28
flagGermany
48%
43%
5%
1%
239
flagCanada
46%
48%
5%
0%
39
flagRussia
44%
38%
2%
13%
36
flagAustria
44%
48%
3%
3%
29
flagAustralia
44%
56%
0%
0%
25
flagUkraine
43%
37%
6%
6%
16
flagPoland
42%
43%
9%
3%
12729
flagthe United Kingdom
42%
47%
7%
2%
359
flagthe United States
41%
47%
7%
3%
302
flagNorway
40%
46%
9%
3%
32
flagRepublic of Ireland
39%
46%
12%
0%
41
flagFrance
38%
50%
2%
8%
34
flagthe Netherlands
32%
52%
7%
2%
40
flagBelgium
27%
66%
5%
0%
18
flagDenmark
16%
75%
8%
0%
24
flagIndia
15%
51%
30%
3%
33

Gender

men42%
women37%
Byzantium
42%
38%
Constantinople
47%
46%
Stambul
7%
11%
Troy
3%
3%

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