Balikesir Edremit District Guide

Balikesir City Guide

Edremit is the biggest  district of  Balıkesir city with more than 160.000 population except city center. The district is also one of the most important tourism destinations of Balıkesir with important places to see. With no doubt, Kaz Mountain National Park is the symbol of Edremit.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




59 / km2

3,41 %

682 km2


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

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Edremit or real estate for rent in Edremit, you are on the right page.  As of the end of December 2020 in Balıkesir, Edremit district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 28.46% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 120 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Edremit district of Balıkesir province as of the end of December 2020 were Camivasat, Cennetabası, Cumhuriyet, Darsofa, Gazicelal respectively.

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

Check out the “Best places to visit in Edremit” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Edremit” questions in this guide. Akçay, which is 10 km away from Edremit; It is a fascinating holiday resort where the cool waters of Kaz Mountains and Aegean Sea meet. It is possible to see many beauties in Akçay, which is the most tourist-attracting region of the Edremit Bay. Altınoluk, which is 25 km away from Edremit; it is located on the İzmir-Çanakkale road. Altınoluk district hosts many entertainment centers and accommodation facilities with its clean air. Kaz Mountains located in the north of Edremit Bay; It is the world’s most oxygen-producing mountain after Alp Mountains. It is one of the must-see places with its green nature and oxygen-rich air. Also known as Ida Mountains in ancient times, Kaz Mountains have many mythological legends.

You can find a lot of transportation alternatives to Edremit 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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