Location of Çekmeköy in Istanbul
|• Mayor||Ahmet Poyraz (AKP)|
|• Governor||Mehmet Arslan|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Çekmeköy is a district in the Asian suburbs of Istanbul, Turkey. It became a district in 2009 by secession from Ümraniye. Also; Ömerli, Alemdağ, and Taşdelen villages, 17 quarter and four towns joined Çekmeköy district in the same year. Its first mayor, Ahmet Poyraz, was elected in the Turkish local elections, 2009 from (AKP).
- "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.