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Largest city of Turkey, Istanbul attracts expatriates and foreign investors. The town is the main financial, commercial and industrial hub of the country, with adiversified economy. Automotive manufacturing as well as electronics can be good job leads for expats looking for career prospects.

Cultural center, Istanbul appears as an ideal destination for expatriates wishing to settle in Turkey.

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Istanbul has a lot to offer to expats, from museums and art galleries to concerts, music festivals and other cultural events. Hence, there's not a chance that you will get bored, whether you are moving alone or with your partner. Find out more about leisure activities in Istanbul.

The 5th largest city in the world with a population of over 17 million, Istanbul is famous for its history of three great empires: Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. The citys energy makes it a cultural, economic and financial hub in Turkey. When it comes to expat living, it is full of opportunities, but here are some practical tips to help you adjust to your new environment and lifestyle.

Istanbul is a city with a combination of history and modern life. While the city regularly welcomes newcomers with its relentless energy, every day comes up with new opportunities regarding accommodation, from renting a place to Airbnb to buying a property like a large house with garden. To help you make the best choice, here is an overview of the real estate market and conditions relating to buying property in Istanbul.

If you are considering moving to another country and city, it always looks challenging at first. Istanbul is a city that has a lot to offer to anyone who would like to relocate and spend a couple of years there. Check out our practical tips about local culture, social life, and climate in Istanbul.

Discovering the local cuisine is with no doubt part of exploring the culture of your new city. Besides leisure activities like concerts, museums, contemporary art, theatres, etc., you will also get a lot of time to enjoy the vibrant food scene. Here is a tasty tour of Istanbul for the foodies.

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