Esenler is a destrict o Istanbul, Turkey, on its European side. Esenler is mainly densely packit, wirkin class residential in the midst o its industrial neighbouring destricts o Gaziosmanpaşa, Güngören an Bağcılar. The mayor is Tevfik Göksu (AKP).

Main bus station in Esenler, Istanbul
Main bus station in Esenler, Istanbul
Location o Esenler in Istanbul
Location o Esenler in Istanbul
Esenler is located in Turkey
Location o Esenler in Istanbul
Coordinates: 41°04′46″N 28°51′14″E / 41.07944°N 28.85389°E / 41.07944; 28.85389
 • MayorMehmet Tevfik Göksu (AKP)
 • GovrenorNazım Madenoğlu
 • Total39 km2 (15 sq mi)
 • Total461,382
 • Density12,000/km2 (31,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)0-212

History eedit

In the Ottoman times this aurie, well ootside the ceety waws, wis the veelages o Litros an Avas, populatit bi Greek fermers. These veelagers wur deportit in the population exchynge at the foondin o the Turkis republic an the aurie wis then settled bi Turks frae Greek Macedonie.

Esenler the day eedit

Mony o the lairge nummers o fowk that migratit tae Istanbul in the 60s tae 90s endit up in destricts like this an wi a population o ower hauf a million Esenler haes desperately insufficient infrastructur, leadin tae ower-croudit schuilrooms an mony ither problems.

Esenler haes the huge inter-ceety bus terminal o the European side.

References eedit

  1. "TÜRKİYE İSTATİSTİK KURUMU". Archived frae the original on 5 Januar 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2012.

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