Istanbul home to most mosques in Turkey
Mar07

Istanbul home to most mosques in Turkey

Turkey has 82,693 mosques, the most of which are in the country’s largest city, Istanbul, according to Religious Affairs Directorate data. Istanbul, as the capital of the Ottoman Empire since 1453 and the largest city in the Middle East, contains a great number of mosques. Istanbul has 3,113 mosques, including the historical Sultanahmet Mosque and the Süleymaniye Mosque. The eastern province of Tunceli, which has the highest...

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