Jun 14, 2024, 05:21 PM IST

6 cities that are located on two continents

Shivam Verma

Straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul is divided by the Bosphorus Strait. It boasts a rich history, and has been central to various empires.

Positioned at the northern end of the Suez Canal, Suez is in Africa, with the canal marking the Africa-Asia boundary.

Situated at the mouth of the Ural River, Atyrau spans Europe and Asia. It's an important oil hub and showcases Kazakhstan's cultural blend, influenced by both continents.

Located on the Ural River, Orenburg lies on the Europe-Asia border.

Positioned in the Russian Far East, Magadan spans Europe and Asia. It's known for its harsh climate, historical significance during the Soviet era.

Orsk lies on the Ural River, marking the Europe-Asia boundary. It's an industrial city with historical roots dating back to the 18th century.