Arnavutköy (district)

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This article is about the municipal subdivision of Istanbul. For the historic neighbourhood in the Beşiktaş district with the same name, see Arnavutköy.
Arnavutköy
district
Location of Arnavutköy in Istanbul
Location of Arnavutköy in Istanbul
Arnavutköy is located in Turkey
Arnavutköy
Arnavutköy
Location of Arnavutköy in Istanbul
Coordinates: 41°11′08″N 28°44′26″E / 41.18556°N 28.74056°E / 41.18556; 28.74056Coordinates: 41°11′08″N 28°44′26″E / 41.18556°N 28.74056°E / 41.18556; 28.74056
Country Turkey
City Istanbul
Government
 • Mayor Ahmet Haşim Baltacı (AKP)
 • Governor Hürrem Aksoy
Population (2012)[1]
 • Urban 198,165
 • District 206,299
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 0-212
Website www.arnavutkoy.bel.tr www.arnavutkoy.gov.tr

Arnavutköy is a city and a rural district in Istanbul Province, Turkey, newly formed in 2008 from the large rural part of Gaziosmanpaşa district and parts of other districts, in particular Çatalca. The mayor is Ahmet Haşim Baltacı of the AKP.

It is located on the European side and borders the Black Sea.

The name of a neighborhood in the district, Hadımköy, was often spelled "Hademkeui" in European sources.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  2. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.