Which City in Turkey?

Name these ancient/modern cities in Turkey based on their starting letter and a description.
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Last updated: January 4, 2022
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Description
Letter
City
Most populous city in Turkey
İ
İstanbul
Capital of Turkey
A
Ankara
It was known as "Smyrna" in the classical antiquity
İ
İzmir
Namesake of the largest lake in Turkey, only three letters
V
Van
Ancient city that was destroyed by Greeks in "The Iliad"
T
Troy
Turkey's biggest international sea resort, located on the Turkish Riviera
A
Antalya
City near the largest oil field in Turkey, namesake of a famous DC superhero
B
Batman
Most populous city located entirely on the European side of Turkey
E
Edirne
Eastern terminus of the Dardanelles Strait, namesake of a peninsula
G
Gelibolu
Coastal city with namesake of a South Korean company, without its last letter
S
Samsun
Most populous Turkish city on the Tigris River
D
Diyarbakır
Roman city that had a population of around a half million at the time of Jesus
A
Antioch
Modern-day city that lies on the ruins of the above
A
Antakya
Served as the first capital of the Ottoman Empire
B
Bursa
Turkey made its bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics with this city in Eastern Anatolia
E
Erzurum
Where the Persian poet, Rumi, died and is buried
K
Konya
Emerged as a hub for international cotton trade during the American Civil War
A
Adana
Famous seaside resort located near the Greek island of Kos
B
Bodrum
Located near "Göbekli Tepe", home to world's oldest known megaliths
Ş
Şanlıurfa
Center of Cappadocia for tourists, located among the "fairy chimney" formations
G
Göreme
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