Istanbul Canal is a waterway project designed to extend from the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea on the European side of Istanbul. Although similar ones have been proposed in the past, the Istanbul Canal project in this form was announced by the then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2011. There are many structures in the world that are similar to Istanbul Canal. ( History of İstanbul Canal )
The Kiel Canal, known as the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal until 1948, is located in northern Germany. The Panama Canal is located in the territory of Panama, the southernmost country in Central America, and is a waterway connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Ocean. The Suez Canal. A canal connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea and opened during the period when Egypt was under Ottoman rule. The idea of connecting the Mediterranean to the Red Sea goes back to the Pharaonic period in the First Age. Pharaoh 2. The canal, which was opened in the time of Ramses, was subsequently filled with sand and fell into disrepair. Eurogeul is a canal created by excavation to provide a connection to the Port of Rotterdam in the North Sea. 57 km. length and 23 m. it has a depth of. The Corinth Canal is the name of an all-artificial canal that separates the northern land territory of Greece from the Peloponnese peninsula.
Such structures are usually built in 10 years. Most of these structures are over 100 years old. Istanbul Canal will therefore stand quite new and modern. There are two different views in Turkey about Istanbul Canal. Some groups support the project, while others view it negatively.