Tepebaşı, Eskişehir

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Tepebaşı
District
Municipality building
Municipality building
Tepebaşı is located in Turkey
Tepebaşı
Tepebaşı
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 39°47′N 30°29′E / 39.783°N 30.483°E / 39.783; 30.483Coordinates: 39°47′N 30°29′E / 39.783°N 30.483°E / 39.783; 30.483
Country  Turkey
Province Eskişehir Province
Government
 • Body İlçe (district)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Urban 298,894
 • District 305,632
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 26xxx
Area code(s) 0222
Licence plate 26

Tepebaşı is a municipality and district governorate in Greater Eskişehir, Turkey. Eskişehir is one of 16 metropolitan centers in Turkey with more than one municipality within city borders. In Eskişehir there are two second-level municipalities in addition of Greater Eskişehir (Turkish: büyükşehir) municipality.

Geography[edit]

Tepebaşı at 39°47′N 30°29′E / 39.783°N 30.483°E / 39.783; 30.483 is a part of Greater Eskişehir. It lies to the north of Porsuk River which flows through the center of Eskişehir. The population of Tepebaşı is 298,894 which is 44% of the population of Greater Eskişehir.[2] The total population of the district (which includes the rural area) is 296,704 [2] as of 2012.

History[edit]

Up to 1993 Tepebaşı was a part of Eskişehir municipality. In 1993, the municipality of Tepebaşı was established within Eskişehir metropolitan center. In 2008 district of Tepebaşı governorate was also established.

Living[edit]

Anadolu University, is the core of cultural activities. According to one survey, 31% of the urban residents are university graduates. Both Eskişehir Central Station and Eskişehir intercity bus terminal as well as the airbase are in Tepebaşı. There are also shopping centers and museums.[3] In addition to education, the accommodation, health, entertainment and congress tourism are among the service sectors of the economy.[4] Main industry around Tepebaşı include a locomotive factory (Tülomsaş) and a sugar refinery.[3]

Rural area[edit]

There are 42 villages and one town in the rural area of Tepebaşı. The total population of the district is (urban and rural) 305,632 [2]

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. ^ a b c Statistical Institute
  3. ^ a b Governor's page (Turkish)
  4. ^ Cumhuriyet Gazetesi Eskişehir eki (21.5.2011) p. 12