General information about Istanbul
CountryTurkey
Region Istanbul 34
Population11,174,257
Visitors12,414,000/year
Time ZoneEurope/Istanbul
Cost of living in Istanbul, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $138 $252
Food $113 $212
Transportation $45 $83
Communications and utilities $47 $62
Clothing $17 $64
Sports and leisure $22 $90
Accommodation in Istanbul, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$137
Shared room in city centre$252
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$225
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$419
Coordinates of Istanbul
Time ZoneEurope/Istanbul
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude41.013840000
Longitude28.949660000
Elevation (STRM3)39 m.

Popular places and attractions of Istanbul

Galata Kulesi Galata Kulesi
Galata Kulesi
Historic Site
9.7
Eyüp Sultan Eyüp Sultan
Eyüp Sultan
Historic Site
9.5
Caddebostan Sahili Caddebostan Sahili
Caddebostan Sahili
Waterfront
9.5
Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi
Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi
Scenic Lookout
9.4
Tarabya Sahili Tarabya Sahili
Tarabya Sahili
Waterfront
9.4
Moda Sahili Moda Sahili
Moda Sahili
Waterfront
9.4

Parks, gardens and green spaces in Istanbul

Belgrad Ormanı Belgrad Ormanı
Belgrad Ormanı
Forest
9.6
Fenerbahçe Parkı Fenerbahçe Parkı
Fenerbahçe Parkı
Park
9.6
Göztepe 60. Yıl Parkı Göztepe 60. Yıl Parkı
Göztepe 60. Yıl Parkı
Park
9.5
Emirgan Korusu Emirgan Korusu
Emirgan Korusu
Garden
9.5
Anadolu Hisarı Anadolu Hisarı
Anadolu Hisarı
Other Outdoors
9.5
Özgürlük Parkı Özgürlük Parkı
Özgürlük Parkı
Park
9.5

Cost of living and prices in Istanbul

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 18.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.6 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.1 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.7 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.9 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.6 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.7 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.6 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.0 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7.7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.6 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.8 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.6 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 45.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.8 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.5 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5.4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 18,549.2 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 35.3 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 17.9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4.6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 36.6 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 24.8 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 55.7 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 53.9 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 419.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 225.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 765.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 416.7 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 75.2 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 14.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,928.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 836.4 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 580.6 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.1 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Istanbul

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C32332719171825273137373737
Average high°C241913107810152025272717
Average temperature°C1915118656101520232313
Average low°C16128522481216181910
Record low°C52-2-3-8-8-6038108-8
FogDays161921212320242118151515228
ThunderstormsDays23211111243223
Average precipitationMm.3157851139562585130282222654
Relative humidity%70808080808075757070657075
Relative humidity morning%82838181828183818483838482
Relative humidity evening%53616671716865615955515261
Wind speedKm/h19161717161917171717192018
Day LengthHours13121010101112141516151413
Dew point°C13106311261013161697
Growing degree-day°C26715517000001553003963961686
Solar radiation, globalMj/m21810655813172326272315
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Location on map - Istanbul

Location on map - Istanbul

Istanbul - Closest airports

Cities close to Istanbul

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
  Month   
0 km TurkeyIstanbulIstanbul11,174,257478 USD5.79.46.2
190 km TurkeyAnkaraAnkara3,517,182360 USD6.59.27.0
177 km TurkeyİzmirIzmir2,500,603366 USD6.78.68.6
49 km TurkeyBursaBursa1,412,701310 USD8.59.19.2
459 km TurkeyGaziantepGaziantep1,065,975
331 km TurkeyKayseriKayseri592,840
250 km TurkeyKonyaKonya875,530
366 km TurkeyMersinMersin537,842
103 km TurkeyEskişehirEskişehir514,869
488 km TurkeyTrabzonTrabzon244,083