What city is currently known as istanbul, and was the city of byzantium?


The modern day city of Istanbul use to be known as Constantinople as well as Byzantium. Istanbul is found in the northwest corner of Turkey. It has a modern day population of over 12 million people.
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Byzantium (bih-ZAN-shee-uhm or bih-ZAN-tee-uhm; Greek: ?????????,
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