Yenibosna

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Yenibosna Semti
Borough
Location of Bahçelievler in Greater Istanbul, Turkey
Location of Bahçelievler in Greater Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates: 40°59′51″N 28°51′02″E / 40.99750°N 28.85056°E / 40.99750; 28.85056Coordinates: 40°59′51″N 28°51′02″E / 40.99750°N 28.85056°E / 40.99750; 28.85056
Country Turkey
Province Istanbul
District Bahçelievler
Government
 • Municipal Head Osman Develioğlu
Population (2008)
 • Total 20,676
Website www.bahcelievler.gov.tr

Yenibosna is a borough within the district of Bahçelievler in west Istanbul, Turkey.

The borough is in the west of Bahçelievler, bordering with the neighbor district Küçükçekmece. The original settlement was initially named Saraybosna, the Turkish language name for the city Sarajevo, which had been previously been under Turkish rule during the Ottoman Empire period. Saraybosna remained a small settlement despite being a short distance from Istanbul, the capital of Ottoman Empire, and the earliest population record was 350. The founding of Republic of Turkey saw rapid development of the area, which was absorbed into Istanbul and the current name of Yenibosna was adopted. The remains of the old settlement can be seen in the courtyard behind Yenibosna Primary School. [1]

Demography[edit]

Yenibosna had a population of 20,676 as of 2008.

The majority of the residents of Yenibosna borough are Bosniaks.

Sports[edit]

The Sports club affiliated with the borough is Yenibosna Spor Kulübü.

References[edit]

www.yenibosnanakliyat.net