Balikesir Dursunbey District Guide

Balikesir City Guide

Dursunbey district, located in the east of Balıkesir center, is 80 km from the center. The county lands, which have a surface area of 1952 square kilometers, are generally mountainous and forested. The main livelihood of the people of the district is animal husbandry and forestry. In addition to sheep breeding, poultry and sericulture are also carried out in the district. Poplar cultivation has developed in the district, which is famous for its timber, and there are many wood producing workshops in the district.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




18 / km2

-0,80 %

1719 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Dursunbey ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Dursunbey, there is one state hospital named as Dursunbey State Hospital in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Dursunbey or real estate for rent in Dursunbey , you are on the right page. In the district of Dursunbey, Balıkesir, the prices of houses for sale increased by 12% in the last year as of the end of January 2021. Average for sale residential property size is 120 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of January 2021, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Dursunbey district of Balıkesir for residential properties are in order Alaçam and Mahmudiye.

Accommodation in Dursunbey 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 Dursunbey district like many other districts of the city.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Dursunbey” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Dursunbey” questions in this guide. Suçıktı, whose source is underground water, is a picnic area with a unique appearance. Located in the center of Dursunbey, Suçıktı has a centuries-old history. Suçıktı was a wonder of nature with the flow of water and the surrounding greenery; it is visited by a lot of visitors. It is one of the natural beauties that must be seen with the centuries-old plane trees around. There is a cafeteria, mosque, souvenir sales points and a trout restaurant in the Suçıktı promenade. Access to this promenade in the center is very easy.

You can find a lot of transportation alternatives to Dursunbey district. You can prefer road or air transportation if you are coming from outside of the city. Koca Seyit Airport is located in Edremit 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 Balıkesir Transportation Guide.


Enes Sahin

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