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
61%
32%
2%
2%
34
flagTurkey
60%
34%
4%
0%
23
flagItaly
58%
30%
8%
1%
62
flagSweden
57%
39%
0%
3%
28
flagCanada
52%
43%
4%
0%
48
flagGermany
47%
44%
5%
1%
268
flagRussia
46%
37%
4%
11%
45
flagAustria
45%
48%
3%
3%
31
flagthe United Kingdom
43%
45%
8%
3%
459
flagNorway
43%
45%
8%
2%
37
flagPoland
42%
43%
9%
3%
14860
flagthe United States
42%
46%
7%
3%
361
flagAustralia
42%
57%
0%
0%
26
flagFrance
36%
48%
4%
10%
47
flagRepublic of Ireland
35%
48%
13%
0%
45
flagUkraine
32%
48%
8%
8%
25
flagUnknown
31%
54%
9%
4%
93
flagthe Netherlands
31%
51%
11%
1%
54
flagDenmark
27%
66%
6%
0%
33
flagIndia
14%
54%
28%
2%
35

Gender

men41%
women37%
Byzantium
41%
37%
Constantinople
47%
46%
Stambul
7%
11%
Troy
3%
3%

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