Ayaskent, İzmir

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Ayaskent
Town
Skyline of Ayaskent
Ayaskent is located in Turkey
Ayaskent
Ayaskent
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 39°11′N 27°20′E / 39.183°N 27.333°E / 39.183; 27.333Coordinates: 39°11′N 27°20′E / 39.183°N 27.333°E / 39.183; 27.333
Country Turkey
Provinceİzmir Province
DistrictBergama
Elevation
50 m (165 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,242
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
35730
Area code(s)0232
Licence plate35

Ayaskent (former Ayasili and Ayasköy) is a town in Bergama district of İzmir Province, Turkey. It is situated in the northern part of Bergama plains at 39°11′N 27°20′E / 39.183°N 27.333°E / 39.183; 27.333. The distance to Bergama is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) and to İzmir is 120 kilometres (75 mi) The population of Ayaskent is 1242.[1] Ayaskent (then known as Ayasili) was founded during the Ottoman Empire era. In 1976 Ayaskent was declared a seat of township. Main econoımic activities are agriculture and light industry based on agriculture. Dairy, flour factories, olive press and a cottom gin are some of the industrial workshops of the town.

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