As the economic and cultural heart of Turkey, Istanbul is the world’s tenth most popular destination. A center of arts and fashion, culture and history, with a median age of 23, Istanbul is also a university town with more than 150,000 students.
With a population of more than 13 million, the city of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest, is almost twice as populated as New York, with an area nearly seven times as large as all five New York City boroughs.
It was an amazing 2015 Pride for San Francisco, which celebrated its 45th anniversary. Over two million people flocked to Market Street to see 35 floats, 230 contingents, and to celebrate marriage equality in all 50 states!
It was milestone year for San Francisco Pride as we celebrated not only the forty-fifth year of the original Pride March, but the Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage. Over two million people packed Civic Center park!