GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT BALIKESİRBalikesir city in northwestern Anatolia, Çanakkale in west, Bursa and Kütahya in east, and Manisa and İzmir in south. It is also neighbor to the Lesbian Island of Greece from Ayvalik county. Most of the land of Balıkesir City is in the Marmara Region and the rest is in the Aegean Region. Both the Marmara Sea and the Aegean Sea have coasts.
Clock towerYour city is almost a symbol. In 1827 (1243), the Governor of Siliste was built by Crete-i Zade Mehmet Pasha in 5 storeys. In 1897, the Tower of Time collapsed in an earthquake. The demolished tower was rebuilt in 1901 by mutasarrıf Ömer Ali Bey. In 1962, the inscription on the entrance gate of Kulenin passed the repair. Balıkesir Districts Balıkesir consists of 20 provinces. The districts of Balıkesir are respectively: Altıeylül, Ayvalık, Balya, Bandırma, Bigadiç, Burhaniye, Dursunbey, Edremit, Erdek, Gömeç, Gönen, Havran, İvrindi, Karesi, Kepsut, Manyas, Marmara, Savaştepe, Silikgı, Susurluk districts. Balıkesir City Number of districts: 20 Number of towns: 34 Number of villages: 892 There are 22 islands known as Ayvalık Islands in the Aegean Sea of the province and the Marmara Islands are known as Marmara Islands. Susurluk Stream, Gönen Stream, Simav Stream, Atnos Stream, Uzumcu Stream and Kille Stream and Manyas Lake and Tabak Lake are in this city. The main known plains are Manyas Plain, Gönen Plain, Balıkesir Plain and Gulf Plain.
Balıkesir MountainsAlaçam Mountains, Çataldağı, Edincik Mountain, Hodul Mountain, Kapıdağ, Keltepe, Sularya Mountain, Madra Mountains, Montenegro and Kaz Mountain are the important mountains of Balikesir.
Balıkesir HistoryThe Balikesir region, which is generally known as Mysia and Karesi in history, has remained under Roman, Byzantine, Anatolian Seljuk, Karesi Principality and Ottoman rule over time. The main source of income is agriculture and animal husbandry, and it is famous for its coastal towns, which have become more prominent in domestic tourism in recent years. The main tourism centers are Altınoluk, Ayvalık, Edremit, Akçay, Burhaniye, Ören and Erdek. Information about Balıkesir City About Balikesir History You can use the district governor's and municipal official sites at the bottom of our page to get the most accurate information.
What is Balıkesir's famousAyvalık is famous for toast, coriander, cologne, cream, euphoric mantle and mohair. The Yağcılığır Carpets woven by nomads in the villages of Sındırgı and Bigadiç of Balıkesir are known regional products. Hourly Mosque, which is known by many people, is especially visited.
Manyas Bird ParadiseThe world famous Manyas Bird's paradise has become a symbol of cityhood. The 9th Main Jet Base Command, the first jet base of the Turkish Armed Forces Air Forces Command, and the 6th Jet Base Command are located in Balıkesir.
Balıkesir DistrictsBalıkesir consists of 20 provinces. Altıeylul, Ayvalık, Balya, Bandırma, Bigadiç, Burhaniye, Dursunbey, Edremit, Erdek, Gömeç, Gönen, Havran, İvrindi, Karesi, Kepsut, Manyas, Marmara, Savaştepe, Silikgı, Susurluk districts.
About Balıkesir CityWhere does the name of Balıkesir City come from? Where did you get the name of Balikesir Province? There are different stories about where he took the name of Balikesir City. Balıkesir, Aegean and Marmara seas, the history dates back to 3000 BC, covering the oldest settlement areas of the Archaic Age. The name of this region in ancient times is MYSIA.
Balıkesirin Historical WorksZagnos Pasha Mosque, Yıldırım Mosque, Umurbey Mosque, Saatli Mosque, Karesi Bey Mosque, Kurşunlu Mosque are the oldest Islamic buildings in the world.
About Balıkesir CityIn addition, the ruins of the Andantros in Altinoluk Bucağına pay attention. Located near Küçükkuyu Village, Zeus can attract your interest. At the same time Erdek, İvrindi, Gönen and Marmara districts also have various historical riches.
Balıkesir UniversityIn Balikesir province, Balıkesir University, which was founded in 1992 and has gained legal personality on January 1, 1993; Balikesir University also contributes to contemporary education with Necatibey Education Faculty, Balıkesir University Engineering and Architecture Faculty, Balikesir University Science and Literature Faculty, Balikesir Vocational School, Balikesir Health School, Physical Education and Sports College, Balikesir University Tourism Management and Hotel Management School. Balıkesir Official Institutions Sites