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What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Large expat community from many different countries. Morale is generally good. - Sep 27, 2017
Large. Everyone wants to live here. - Oct 24, 2010
Huge! Get out there and make some connections! - Jan 4, 2010
Rather small for such a large city. Not cohesive at all. - Jan 3, 2010
Must be in the thousands of officially residing people with all their permits. But the unofficial number is much higher, especially in summer months and full tourist season. - Dec 21, 2009
Very large. There are a lot of foreigners in Istanbul. - Dec 3, 2009