The Princes' Islands (Turkish: Prens Adaları [Prince Islands] or more commonly Kızıl Adalar [Red Islands] or just Adalar as they are officially named; classical Greek: Πριγκήπων νήσοι Prinkēpōn nēsoi, modern Greek: τα Πριγκηπόνησα ta Prinkiponisa or Πριγκηπονήσια Prinkiponisia), are a chain of nine islands off the coast of Istanbul, Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara.
They consist of four larger islands, Büyükada (meaning "Large Island"; Greek: Πρίγκηπο(ς), Prinkipo(s), from πρίγκιπας meaning "prince") with an area of 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi), Heybeliada (meaning "Saddlebag Island"; Greek: Χάλκη Halki) with an area of 2.4 km2 (0.93 sq mi), Burgazada (Greek: Αντιγόνη Antigoni, the name of a mythological figure) with an area of 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi), Kınalıada (meaning "Henna Island"; Greek: Πρώτη Proti, meaning "First", being the closest island to Istanbul) with an area of 1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi), and five much smaller ones, Sedef Adası (meaning "Mother-of-Pearl Island"; classical Greek Τερέβινθος Terebinthos and modern Greek: Αντιρόβυθος Antirovithos) with an area of 0.157 km2 (0.061 sq mi), Yassıada (meaning "Flat Island"; Greek: Πλάτη Plati) with an area of 0.05 km2 (0.019 sq mi), Sivriada (meaning "Sharp Island"; Greek: Οξειά Oxeia meaning the same) with an area of 0.05 km2 (0.019 sq mi), Kaşık Island (Turkish: Kaşık Adası, "Spoon Island", named for its shape; Greek Πίτα Pita) with an area of 0.006 km2 (0.0023 sq mi), and Tavşanadası (meaning "Rabbit Island"; Greek Νέανδρος Neandros, the name of a mythological figure) with an area of 0.004 km2 (0.0015 sq mi). The islands also constitute one of the districts of Istanbul Province.
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vasilpro (40194) 2010-07-29 11:34
Γεια σου Κωνσταντίνε,
Πολύ όμορφη φωτογραφία από το μαγαζάκι με τις παραδοσιακές αντίκες, ωραία συλλογή, πολύ καλός φωτισμός και χρώματα.
Καλό σου βράδυ, Βασίλης.
saxo042 (31802) 2010-07-29 11:39
You have indeed collected a lot of collectibles in this picture. It should be really interesting to browse all the items on display here and try to find anything that could be of value. A great picture with an interesting note!
mursaloglu (8047) 2010-07-29 15:37
una foto stupendo con bellisimi colori e una nitidezza affascinante. molto nitido come se toccassi con la mano bravo ine poli orea. saluti a eleni. ihsan
Silvio1953 (98217) 2010-07-30 10:40
Ciao Costantino, ci hai messo dentro di tutto e di più, bella composizione, splendidi colori e ottima nitidezza, bravo, buon week end, ciao Silvio
siamesa (27449) 2010-07-31 9:09
Very interesting and attractive picture.Impressive elements there. Congratulations for the nice work.
Graal (88950) 2010-08-01 23:41
amazing shop and details. View like exhibition from museum. Well done photo, good presentation.
Have a nice day.