Karsiyaka – Izmir, Turkey

Karsiyaka - Izmir, Turkey

Karşıyaka is a district of İzmir Province in Turkey. It is one of the nine districts in the Greater Metropolitan Area of İzmir, the second largest, and is almost entirely urbanized at the rate of 99,9 per cent, with corresponding high levels of development in terms of industry and services. Karşıyaka district area follows the northern and eastern coastline of the Gulf of İzmir at its tip. Karşıyaka center is at a distance of 20 km (12 mi) to the north from the traditional center of İzmir (Konak) on the opposite coast, which is of quicker and easier access by ferry, in fifteen minutes, than by land by going round the shore. Karşıyaka district area neighbors the district areas of Menemen to the north, Bornova to the east and Çiğli to the west, the last two also being among İzmir’s metropolitan districts.


Posted by Kusadasi-Guy on 2008-12-02 16:25:58

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