Marmara (newspaper), an Armenian newspaper published in Istanbul
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Category: Disambiguation Map of the Sea of Marmara Satellite view of the Sea of Marmara The Sea of Marmara (Turkish: Marmara Denizi, Modern Greek: ÎÎ¬Î»Î±ÏÏÎ± ÏÎ¿Ï ÎÎ±ÏÎ¼Î±ÏÎ¬ or Î ÏÎ¿ÏÎ¿Î½ÏÎ¯Î´Î±) (also known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea) is an inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus separating the... Marmara Region The Marmara Region (Turkish Marmara), with a surface area of 67. ... Marmara Island is a turkish island in the Sea of Marmara. ... Marmara is an island district of BalÄ±kesir Province, Turkey. ... shows the Location of the Province BalÄ±kesir BalÄ±kesir is a province in midwestern Turkey, having shorelines on both Marmara and the Aegean seas. ... Marmara University is a public university in Turkey. ... For other uses, see Crete (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...
On a spot of land at the confluence of the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the Marmara Sea, stands Topkapı Palace, a maze of buildings at the center of the Ottoman Empire between the l5th and l9th centuries.
The city of Bursa, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, lies on the lower slopes of Uludag (Mt. Olympos of Mysia, 2,443 meters).
Marmara Island, formerly known as Prokonessos, rose to prominence in the Roman period and retained its importance in the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, because of its marble quarries, which supplied the luxurious stone for the extravagant imperial building programs.
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