Başakşehir

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Başakşehir
Destrict
Location o Başakşehir in Istanbul
Location o Başakşehir in Istanbul
Başakşehir is locatit in Turkey
Başakşehir
Başakşehir
Location o Başakşehir in Istanbul
Coordinates: 41°05′N 28°49′E / 41.083°N 28.817°E / 41.083; 28.817
Kintra Turkey
RegionMarmara
Provinceİstanbul Province
DestrictBaşakşehir
Govrenment
 • MayorMevlüt Uysal (AKP)
Aurie
 • Destrict104.33 km2 (40.28 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Urban
280,385
 • Metro
284,488
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
34488-34494
Aurie code(s)0212
Licence plate34
Wabsteidwww.basaksehir.gov.tr www.basaksehir.bel.tr
Başakşehir from air

Başakşehir is ane o the 39 intraceety destricts in Greater Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Turkey.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Başakşehir is situatit in the European portion (Rumeli) o İstanbul at 41°05′N 28°49′E / 41.083°N 28.817°E / 41.083; 28.817. Sazlıdere Dam resorvoir is tae northwast an Sea o Marmara is tae sooth. It is surroondit bi ither intraceety destricts o İstanbul, such as Eyüp, Sultangazi, Esenler, Bağcılar, Küçükçekmece, Avcılar, Esenyurt and Arnavutköy. The population o Başakşehir is 280,385 as o 2010.[2]

The Europe Motorwey (E80) stairts at Mahmutbey in Başakşehir, an runs throu the destrict in wast direction tae Edirne.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Umwhile name o the aurie wis Azatlık. The location was specialisit in providin gunpouder tae Ottoman airmy. Later a ferm wis establisht in place o Azatlık. The ferm wis known as Resneli farm referrin tae Resneli Niyazi, a militar officer frae Resen, Macedonie (then a pairt o Ottoman Empire), who wis a hero o Young Turk Revolution in 1908.[3] Up tae 2009 maist o Başakşehir wis a quairter in Küçükçekmece destrict. Then it wis declared a seat o destrict.[4]

Notable biggins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "TÜRKİYE İSTATİSTİK KURUMU". Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  2. Statistical Institute
  3. A page of Başakşehir citizens (in Turkis)
  4. Mayor's page (in Turkis)