Galatasaray Medical Park will host the competition final in the Abdi İpekçi Arena (formally called Abdi İpekçi Sports Complex) in Istanbul from 28 March 2012 until 1 April 2012.
FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson said: "Istanbul is a major tourist destination and a hotspot for sports events. I am positive that this will be a tournament that everybody will enjoy."
Only two clubs applied to host the final 8, UMMC Ekaterinburg the Final Four hosts from 2011 and Galatasaray MP.
FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin explained why Galatasaray was selected: "We had two high quality bids but in the end we decided to go with Galatasaray as this will set a milestone, the first time a EuroLeague Women final tournament will be staged in Turkey".
The Turkish Basketball Federation are experienced in bidding for prestigious events.
Turkey hosted the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Men and will be the host of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women. In addition they were also handed the 2012 Olympic Qualifying competition for women.
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Modification to competition format - 2011-2012
Game 2: Penny Taylor (Fenerbahçe SK)
Game 1: Seimone Augustus (Sparta&K Moscow Region)
Round 5: Erika De Souza (Perfumerías Avenida)
Round 4: Diana Taurasi (Galatasaray Medical Park)
Round 3: Dewanna Bonner (Perfumerías Avenida)
Round 2: Quanitra Hollingsworth (Seat Unisze Györ) and Ann Wauters (Ros Casares)
Round 1: Diana Taurasi (Galatasaray Medical Park)
|EuroLeague Women - Final 8 Seeding|
|6.||Sparta&K Moscow Region||10|
|8.||UMMC Ekaterinburg||8||9.||Good Angels Kosice||6|
|13.||ZVVK USK Prague||4|