Bayındır District within the Province of İzmir
|• Mayor||Mehmet Kertiş (AKP)|
|• District||540.22 km2 (208.58 sq mi)|
|• District density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
Its name in antiquity was Caystrus. Its present name derives from the first Turkish settlers in the region who were members of the Bayındır clan, one of the 24 original Oghuz clans. In 1997, the town population was 18,100. It is connected with İzmir by a branch of the Aydın railway, and has a trade in olives, olive oil, cotton, figs, raisins and tobacco.
The district is crossed by the Torbalı-Tire railway, with a branch to Ödemiş. It is served by regional trains from/to İzmir (Basmane-Ödemiş and Basmane-Tire), and counts the stations of Arıkbaşı, Karpuzlu, Elifli, Furunlu, Bayındır (in the capital town), Yakaköy and Çatal.
- "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
- "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.
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Baindir". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 223. The cited information may be out of date.
- 1841223 Bayındır on OpenStreetMap
Media related to Bayındır at Wikimedia Commons
|This geographical article about a location in İzmir Province, Turkey is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|