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Increases your Settler limit from 45 to 70.
—In-game description

Topkapi is a technology in Age of Empires III that is unique to the Ottomans and can be researched at the Mosque once Galata Tower District is researched and the Fortress Age is reached. Once researched, it increases the training limit of Ottoman Settlers by 25 – from 45 to 70. Tanzimat is the further upgrade of this technology.


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  • This technology was named after Topkapı Palace, that served as the main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans in the 15th and 16th centuries.