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Bosporus Bridge

The Bosporus Bridge also called the First Bosporus Bridge (Quick Facts about: Turkish
A Turkic language spoken by the TurksTurkish: Boğaziηi Kφprόsό or 1. Boğaziηi Kφprόsό) is a bridge in Quick Facts about: Istanbul
The largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox ChuIstanbul, Quick Facts about: Turkey
A Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923Turkey spanning the Quick Facts about: Bosporus
A strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping routeBosporus Quick Facts about: strait
A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of waterstrait (Turkish: Boğaziηi). The bridge is located between Ortakφy (European side) and Beylerbeyi (Quick Facts about: Asian
A native or inhabitant of AsiaAsian side). It is a gravity anchored Quick Facts about: suspension bridge
A bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both endssuspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hangers. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m long with a deck width of 39 m. The distance between the towers (main span) is 1,074 m (World rank 2004: 12th) and their height over road level is 105 m. The clearance of the bridge from the sea level is 64 m.

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