General information about Istanbul
Country Turkey
Region Istanbul 34
Population 11,174,257
Visitors 12,414,000/Year
Time Zone Europe/Istanbul
Cost of living in Istanbul
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 138 252
Food 113 212
Transportation 45 83
Communications and utilities 47 62
Clothing 17 64
Sports and leisure 22 90
Total 382 764
Accommodation in Istanbul USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 139
Shared room in city centre 255
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 225
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 420
Coordinates of Istanbul
Time Zone Europe/Istanbul
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 41.013840000
Longitude 28.949660000
Elevation (STRM3) 39 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Istanbul

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 23 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 10 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 56 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,187 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 44 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 22 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 46 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 31 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 70 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 67 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 525 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 281 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 956 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 521 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 94 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 18 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,410 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,046 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 726 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.58%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Istanbul

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 32 33 27 19 17 18 25 27 31 37 37 37 37
Average high °C 24 19 13 10 7 8 10 15 20 25 27 27 17
Average temperature °C 19 15 11 8 6 5 6 10 15 20 23 23 13
Average low °C 16 12 8 5 2 2 4 8 12 16 18 19 10
Record low °C 5 2 -2 -3 -8 -8 -6 0 3 8 10 8 -8
Fog Days 16 19 21 21 23 20 24 21 18 15 15 15 228
Thunderstorms Days 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 3 2 23
Average precipitation Mm. 31 57 85 113 95 62 58 51 30 28 22 22 654
Relative humidity % 70 80 80 80 80 80 75 75 70 70 65 70 75
Relative humidity morning % 82 83 81 81 82 81 83 81 84 83 83 84 82
Relative humidity evening % 53 61 66 71 71 68 65 61 59 55 51 52 61
Wind speed Km/h 19 16 17 17 16 19 17 17 17 17 19 20 18
Day Length Hours 13 12 10 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 15 14 13
Dew point °C 13 10 6 3 1 1 2 6 10 13 16 16 97
Growing degree-day °C 267 155 17 0 0 0 0 0 155 300 396 396 1686
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 10 6 5 5 8 13 17 23 26 27 23 15
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Istanbul - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
7 kmAtatürk International AirportIstanbulL
14 kmSamandıra Air BaseÜmraniyeM
20 kmSabiha Gökçen International AirportIstanbulL
54 kmTekirdağ Çorlu AirportÇorluM
61 kmBursa Yenişehir AirportBursaM
62 kmCengiz Topel AirportM
70 kmBandırma AirportM
110 kmBalıkesir Merkez AirportM
117 kmAnadolu AirportEskişehirM
121 kmEskişehir Air BaseM

Cities close to Istanbul

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km TurkeyIstanbulIstanbul11,174,257382 USD5.79.46.2
190 km TurkeyAnkaraAnkara3,517,182288 USD6.59.27.0
177 km TurkeyİzmirIzmir2,500,603293 USD6.78.68.6
49 km TurkeyBursaBursa1,412,701249 USD8.59.19.2
459 km TurkeyGaziantepGaziantep1,065,975
331 km TurkeyKayseriKayseri592,840
250 km TurkeyKonyaKonya875,530
366 km TurkeyMersinMercin537,842
488 km TurkeyTrabzonTrabzon244,083
103 km TurkeyEskişehirEskisehir514,869