Marmara blackout of 2012

The Marmara blackout of 2012 is a widespread power outage that began at 13:43 local time (EET, UTC+2), 14 January to 27 April 2012 throughout parts of the Marmara Region of Turkey.

Marmara region, Turkey

The affected area includes parts of Istanbul, the most densely populated city, and Kocaeli where the vast majority of the country's industry is located.[1] The blackout knocked out metro and tram operation in Istanbul, 104 days fully restored.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ "Istanbul blackout leaves millions in dark -". CNN. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  2. ^ (in Turkish)} "İstanbul'da metro ve tramvay ulaşımı durdu". Hürriyet. Retrieved 14 January 2012.