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Location o Beylikdüzü in Istanbul
Location o Beylikdüzü in Istanbul
Beylikdüzü is located in Turkey
Location o Beylikdüzü in Istanbul
Coordinates: 40°58′00″N 28°42′40″E / 40.96667°N 28.71111°E / 40.96667; 28.71111
ProvinceIstanbul Province
 • MayorYusuf Uzun (AKP)
 • GovrenorYusuf Odabaş
 • Total37.74 km2 (14.57 sq mi)
 • Total218,120
 • Density5,800/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)0-212
Beylikdüzü Freedom Square

Beylikdüzü is a destrict in the European suburbs o Istanbul, Turkey, locatit north o the Sea o Marmara, sooth o Esenyurt, east o Büyükçekmece, an wast o Avcılar.

It is assumed that Beylikdüzü wis first settled bi Greeks frae Byzantion in the seicont century AD as a fermin veelage. It later became a popular resort for residents o Constantiople in the Byzantine Empire, a status that continued efter the Faw o Constantinople tae the Ottoman Empire. The region wis referred tae as "Garden" in the later Ottoman period, an follaein the foondation o the Turkis Republic wis cried "Kavaklı," efter the lairge nummer o poplar trees, a name which wis uised till 2003. The modren name means "Plains o the Beylik."

The slum destricts common in hintle Istanbul are rarer in Beylikdüzü, whaur a survey bi the municipal cooncil indicatit that 40% o residents hae a university degree.

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor is Yusuf Uzun o the AKP.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "TÜRKİYE İSTATİSTİK KURUMU". Archived frae the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2012.