Balikesir Altieylul District Guide

Balikesir City Guide

Altieylul is the second biggest and central district of Balikesir city with more than 182.000 population. The district is an important industrial, trade and education center of Balikesir city. At the last years, the district started to get important amount of investments in different fields.

Check out the most comprehensive Altieylul city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Altieylul” or “How to get to Altieylul ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




183 / km2

0,43 %

956 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Altieylul ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Altieylul, there are one state hospital named as Balikesir Atatürk State Hospital and 1 university hospital, 3 private hospitals in the city

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Altieylul or real estate for rent in Altieylul, you are on the right page.  As of the end of December 2020 in Balıkesir, Altieylul district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 22.06% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 115 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Balikesir province Altieylul district as of the end of December 2020 were Altı Eylül, Bahçelievler, Dinkçiler, Gaziosmanpaşa, Gümüsçesme, respectively.

Accommodation in Altieylul is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Today, it’s possible to find different accommodation alternatives like hotels and hostels in Altieylül district like many other districts of the city.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Altieylul” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Altieylul” questions in this guide. Altieylul, the central district of Balikesir; It has many historical and tourist attractions. Atatürk Park, located in the city center of Balikesir, is a place that stands out with its natural beauty among the greenery covered with pine trees. Yıldırım Complex and Mosque is the oldest Ottoman building in Balikesir. In addition, it is the only mosque built by the sultan in Balikesir. The complex built during the Yıldırım Beyazıt Period; it consists of a mosque, madrasa and almshouse. Tahtalı Mosque is located in the Dinkçiler District of Altieylul. The historical Tahtalı Mosque, built in 1452, is a work from the Ottoman Empire.

You can find a lot of transportation alternatives to Altıeylül district. You can prefer road or air transportation if you are coming from outside of the city. Koca Seyit Airport is located in the city and you can find direct flights from Istanbul and Ankara to İzmir. On the other hand, there are a lot of regular bus lines from many cities of Turkey to Balıkesir. For details, please visit our Balikesir Transportation Guide


Enes Sahin

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