|Date of Founding||~1988|
|Primary Species||Wolves, jackals|
Istanbul is a rather small Luperci population, located on the Black Sea and the Agean Sea. Despite its isolated location and lack of land trading routes, it is a popular place for those sailing the Mediterranean to end up, and some Asiatic jackals and wolves have begun to immigrate to this area from the more westerly areas of Asia.
Prior to the destruction of humanity, Istanbul had something akin to sprawling slums -- poorly constructed or illegal housing sprawled outward from the relatively small city center. Much of this fell quickly to the ravages of nature following the demise of humanity and was quickly replaced with wilderness, animal life repopulating the wilderness with the same speed. Other parts of the city fared better than the slums, but as always, many parts of Istanbul have fallen to ruin. Luperci have managed to maintain some areas, though residents of this area are more likely to live outside of the city limits.
Istanbul has a rather mixed population that manages to co-exist in relative ease; Syrian jackals, Golden Jackals, and Iranian wolves make up the majority of the population here. Their comfort and lack of tension as with many other places may stem from their lifestyle, which is decidedly easier than that of many other Luperci in some other cities. The trade from Mediterranean sailors keeps Istanbul in a comfortable state, accompanied with its rather decent prey resources -- canines do not generally go hungry in Istanbul.