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Metrobus Mecidiyeköy station and Mecidiyeköy panorama

Mecidiyeköy is a neighbourhood located in the Şişli district of Istanbul, Turkey.[1] It is also one of the prominent business quarters of Istanbul.[2] It is situated between Fulya, Kuştepe, Gültepe, Esentepe, and Gülbahar neighbourhoods. According to the 2008 demographic data, the population of the neighbourhood is 20,331.[3]

The neighbourhood of Mecidiyeköy took its name from the Ottoman sultan Abdülmecid I, since the neighbourhood started to be settled during his reign.[4]


Mecidiyeköy is an important passenger transport hub on the European part of Istanbul.

The motorway that forms the inner half ring road of Istanbul connecting European and Asian parts via the Bosphorus Bridge, runs through Mecidiyeköy on a viaduct.

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  1. ^ "Neighbourhoods of the Şişli district" (in Turkish). Governorship of Şişli, Istanbul. 2009. Archived from the original on July 23, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  2. ^ Bridge, Gary; Sophie Watson (2002). A Companion to the City. Wiley-Blackwell. p. 342. ISBN 978-0-631-23578-1. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Information on the Mecidiyeköy neighbourhood" (in Turkish). Municipality of Şişli, Istanbul. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  4. ^ "Brief History of Mecidiyeköy" (in Turkish). Municipality of Şişli, Istanbul. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  5. ^ "Tüm Otobüs Seferleri ve Otobüs Kodları" (in Turkish). Otobüste Gördüm. Retrieved 2012-02-04. 

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Coordinates: 41°04′N 29°00′E / 41.067°N 29.000°E / 41.067; 29.000