Izmir, Turkey without the letter “I”, the Slavic name for the city is Smyrna), city and port on the coast of the Aegean Sea, with 3.5 million inhabitants, the administrative center of the homonymous province in western Turkey. The construction of railroads in the second half of the 19th century, which linked him with a rich hinterland, Izmir became an important trading port. Modern Izmir is Turkey’s main export port and the second export after Istanbul. Live a traffic junction with the international airport. The university was founded in 1955.