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(Placename) a port in NW Turkey, a suburb and the chief business section of Istanbul


(ˈgɑ lɑ tɑ)

the chief commercial section of Istanbul, Turkey.
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Galata and Pera are on one side of the Bosporus, and the Golden Horn; Stamboul
Tenders are invited for Supply of four (4) water treatment plants, Trizinias - Methana, for the following drillings: Kollia Galata - Megalo Potami Galata - Taktikopoli - Kollia Troizina.
Among the topics are from the Dome of the Chain to Mihrab Da'ud: the transformation of an Umayyad commemorative site at the Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem, an Italian Renaissance gate for the Khan: visual culture in early modern Crimea, a missing royal mosque in Istanbul that Islamized a Catholic space: the Galata New Mosque, Adham Isma'il's Arabesque: the making of a radical Arab painting in Syria, (re)writing the early biography of the Alhambra's Fountain of Lions: new evidence from a neo-Latin poem of 1497, and between Istanbul and Gujarat: descriptions of Mecca in the 16th-century Indian Ocean.
The Nicosia district administration awarded the villages of Anayia, Analyontas, Apliki, Galata, Mathiatis, Nikitari, Potamia and Psimolofou the first prize for cleanliness as part of this year's clean town campaign.
At 67 meters (219 feet) high, the Galata Tower rules over the Istanbul skyline, offering great views of the old city and its surroundings.
As you get close to the end of Istiklal Street and follow the curve that leads to a downward slope, you will encounter the Galata Tower.
by Times News Service People take pictures on a street near the Galata Tower, illuminated in Turkish flag colors on August 1,2016 at Galata district in Istanbul.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 26, 2016-Axiall Corporation to dispose Solucor Business to Galata Chemicals for undisclosed amount
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The beautiful view of moon over Galata Tower, which can be seen only one time per month, was captured by a photographer on Thursday.
Bulgaria has extended a gas and oil exploration permit for Galata offshore block granted to Petroceltic until early September 2016, the government said on Wednesday.
Summary: In a large, high-ceilinged ground-floor room of the Galata Greek Primary School, a group of international media and critics are milling about in Anna Boghiguian's "The Salt Traders.
The 2015 BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca Tour plans to travel to Miami (August 12-13 on the SeaFairMiami yacht), Birmingham (August 18-19, at a local country club), Houston (August 24-26, at the Caracol restaurant) and Istanbul (August 31-September 3, SALT Galata building).