2014 ACE Announcement

istanbul

General Information

Istanbul is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. A mix of cultures and backgrounds fused together in one city, it is a city where one can truly experience Middle Eastern and Western cultures all at once. From fashionable boutiques of Nisantasi to the merchants of the Covered Bazaar, this busy city is home to many people from very diverse backgrounds with the commonality of its rich history.

Turkey's geography makes it a wonderful blend of peoples and places. Magnificent scenery along the Bosphorus has drawn people from the ancient world to the contemporary. Istanbul, comprising both the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus is a stunning amalgam of sights and sounds. Thousands of years of history are combined with a vibrant, modern and exciting city unlike any other in the world.

Climate

Istanbul has a borderline Mediterranean climate and humid subtropical climate with a temperature in September ranging from 26 degrees Celsius (78 degrees Fahrenheit) to 17 degrees Celsius (63 degrees Fahrenheit).

Altitude

100 meters above sea level.

Location

Istanbul is located in northwestern Turkey within the Marmara Region.


Dialing Codes

+90 212

Currency

Turkish Lira

Attire

All professionals and students are encouraged to dress business casual.

Days Until ICE

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