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Istanbul Districts

Overview of Istanbul districts and history of them

As per the recent instructions for the city planning in effect from April 2008, Istanbul province is distributed into 39 major districts, which was previously 32. Among them 25 districts are falling on the European side while the remaining 14 districts fell on the Asian side. There are 936 localities in all the districts and each district is controlled by the local municipality, which is elected by the residents living in the particular district. The overall control on all the districts is maintained by the Metropolitan Municipality (IBB), which organise all the activities of the individual districts.

Total population as on 31 December 201715,029,231
65% belongs to the European side35% belongs to the Asian side.
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Following 39 districts are arranged in alphabetical order with their respective population at the beginning of 2015. Names marked with the asterix (*) are the newly formed districts in 2008:

 

No.DistrictPopulation
1Adalar (Islands)16,052
2Arnavutkoy (*)225,670
3Atasehir (*)408,986
4Avcilar417,852
5Bagcilar754,623
6Bahcelievler599,027
7Bakirkoy 221,594
8Basaksehir (*)342,422
9Bayrampasa269,809
10Besiktas188,793
11Beylikduzu (*)262,473
12Beykoz248,071
13Beyoglu241,520
14Buyukcekmece223,324
15Catalca67,843
16Cekmekoy (*)220,656
17Esenler458,857
18Esenyurt (*)686,968
19Eyüp367,824
20Fatih419,266
21Gaziosmanpasa498,120
22Gungoren303,371
23Kadiköy482,571
24Kagithane432,230
25Kartal450,498
26Kucukcekmece748,398
27Maltepe476,806
28Pendik663,569
29Sancaktepe (*)329,788
30Sariyer337,681
31Silivri161,165
32Sultanbeyli315,022
33Sultangazi (*)513,022
34Sile32,823
35Sisli272,380
36Tuzla221,620
37Umraniye674,131
38Üsküdar534,970
39Zeytinburnu287,223

 

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