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Biggest Cities in Turkey

Can you name the 15 most populous cities in Turkey?
2014 estimates. City proper population only
Quiz by mountainsong
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First submittedSeptember 25, 2012
Last updatedJuly 21, 2016
Times taken7,379
Rating4.45
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Population
Answer
14,025,646
Istanbul
4,587,558
Ankara
2,847,691
İzmir
1,800,278
Bursa
1,663,485
Adana
Population
Answer
1,510,270
Gaziantep
1,174,536
Konya
1,068,099
Antalya
930,266
Diyarbakir
915,703
Mersin
Population
Answer
904,699
Kayseri
685,135
Eskisehir
561,465
Şanlıurfa
557,300
Denizli
541,330
Samsun
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level 47
Jul 23, 2016
I got only 3 but still beat 56% :D
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level 76
Jul 23, 2016
6 beats 79%. Should have gotten 7 or 8, though...
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level 70
Sep 7, 2016
I got 4, and 2 of those only because I started entering the names of Turkish football clubs. Funny, the cities of Fenerbahce, Galatasaray and Besiktas didn't show up. :-P
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level 69
Jul 23, 2016
Got the top 4 answers, which are the only ones I've heard of.
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level 45
Oct 12, 2016
same
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level 35
Jul 23, 2016
Surprised not many people know Şanlıurfa, it used to be Edessa. Also Denizli, it's near Pamukkale.
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level 79
Jul 23, 2016
All I knew were Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir. Everything else was blank to me.
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level 72
Jul 23, 2016
Since you're also using the Turkish İ, as distinct from the more common I which also appears in Turkish, in the answers ("İzmir"), please note that İstanbul also starts with İ.
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level 67
Jul 23, 2016
I got two. Apparently, Ilium/Troy is no longer highly populated, but thousands of years ago my answer would have totally rocked this quiz.
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level 75
Jul 24, 2016
Wow, I saw my hometown in a Quiz preview picture, can I be proud?
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level ∞
Jul 24, 2016
Yes. :)
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level 60
Jul 30, 2016
If you know the Turkish football league teams, you'll get at least 7 by deleting "spor" or "gucu" from the end of the clubs' names.
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level 48
May 29, 2017
I'm not surprised but disappointed that Batman is not on this list. It would be fantastic.
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level 52
May 19, 2018
9/15. Not too bad for an American.