Prime Minister Erdogan’s crazy project

Given the name “Canal Istanbul“, Turkey’s prime minister R. Tayyip Erdogan announced his crazy project. He plans to build a canal on the European side of Istanbul which will link the Black Sea with Marmara sea and will allow large tankers to pass. Canal Istanbul will be around 30 miles long, 25 metres deep and 150 metres wide. Erdogan said “Istanbul will become a city with two peninsulas and an island”. This will of course be a big...

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Istanbul Canal project divides city into two peninsulas and an island

The canal to be built on the European side of Istanbul will link the Black Sea with the Marmara Sea, and will divide the city into two peninsulas and an island.

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