Sultanbeyli

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Sultanbeyli
district
Location of Sultanbeyli in Istanbul
Location of Sultanbeyli in Istanbul
Sultanbeyli is located in Turkey
Sultanbeyli
Sultanbeyli
Location of Sultanbeyli in Istanbul
Coordinates: 41°11′00″N 28°59′00″E / 41.18333°N 28.98333°E / 41.18333; 28.98333Coordinates: 41°11′00″N 28°59′00″E / 41.18333°N 28.98333°E / 41.18333; 28.98333
Country Turkey
City Istanbul
Government
 • Mayor Hüseyin Keskin (AKP)
 • Governor Mehmet Ceylan
Area[1]
 • District 23.61 km2 (9.12 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • District 302,388
 • District density 13,000/km2 (33,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 0-216
Website www.sultanbeyli.bel.tr www.sultanbeyli.gov.tr

Sultanbeyli (pronounced [sulˈtanbejli]) is a working class suburb of Istanbul, Turkey on the Asian side, inland from Kartal and Pendik. It has a population of 298,143 as of 2011, more than triple the 1990 figure of 82,298. The mayor is Hüseyin Keskin of the AKP.

History[edit]

Until recently Sultanbeyli was farmland. During the 1940s and 1950s large land holdings of the Ottoman period were parcelized for the settlement Turkishs migrants from Bulgaria. A village was built in the 1950s on one of the main highways connecting Istanbul to hinterland.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  2. ^ "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.