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(Placename) a port in NW Turkey, a suburb and the chief business section of Istanbul
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(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
Galata is the second person to drown in the Umpqua River this summer, Hutson said.
She lives near the famous Galata Tower and owns a bookstore.
Drilling in block Kamchiya-1 in the region of Galata in the Black Sea has reached a depth of 1 000 meters and the only discovered deposits were found in layers of oil sands with thickness of 20 meters.
A 66-YEAR-old man was yesterday remanded in custody for eight days in connection with a seven-year-old theft of two antique church doors from the church of Panayia Podithou in Galata, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
TRT also sold three cartoons to Al Jazeera including childhood adventures of historic figure Hazerfan Ahmed Celebi who attempted to fly from the Galata power with a set of wings he developed.
The 3rd ystanbul Design Biennial's exhibitions will be held at the Galata Greek Primary School, DEPO and Studio-X art spaces.
The Kamchia-1 exploration well, part of the Galata exploration concession, reached a total depth of 2,887 feet and encountered 56 feet of carbonate sands with sub-commercial gas saturations, the company said.
Approximately 400 people are expected to take part in the clean up campaign which will take place at Galata village in the Troodos area.
All three institutions -- SALT Beyoy-lu and SALT Galata in ystanbul and SALT Ulus in Ankara -- remain open until 10 p.m.
Bulgaria's government has extended the oil and gas exploration permit of Scottish Melrose Resources for the Galata field in the Black Sea block by 166 days.