Turkey: Istanbul - Sultan Ahmet or Blue Mosque
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|The Sultan Ahmet or Blue Mosque was erected in the 17th century. It is the only one in whole Istanbul with six minarets. The marvellous 20000 blue Iznik -tiles in the interior gave this mosque the more familiar name.
Date: Oct 14, 2008
Longitude: 28° 58.65'
Latitude: 41° 0.25'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2009-Mar-24