Balikesir Gonen District Guide

Balikesir City Guide

Gönen is popular with its agricultural richness and hot springs. Today, more than 74.000 people live in Gönen and the district is one of the fast-developing districts of Balıkesir. Moreover, one of the other activities of the district economy is animal husbandry. In addition to cattle and sheep livestock, poultry and beekeeping are also carried out in the district. In parallel with these activities, the industry based on agricultural and animal production has also developed in the district.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




62 / km2

0,96 %

1162 km2


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

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Gönen or real estate for rent in Gönen , you are on the right page. As of the end of January 2021 in Balıkesir, Gönen district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 31.90% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 125 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of January 2021, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Gönen district of Balıkesir province are Akçaali, Altay, Gündoğdu, Kurtuluş in order.

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

Check out the “Best places to visit in Gönen” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Gönen” questions in this guide. Ekşidere Mountain Hot Spring is located in Ekşidere village, 10 km from Gönen center. There are many hotels and pensions around this hotel. The most important feature of this hot spring, which is located on the foothills of Deliçal Mountain, is that its healing waters have not been treated. This spa, which is good for many diseases, receives many visitors due to its naturalness. Denizkent is a summer resort located 22 km from Gönen. The water of the hot springs here is good for bronchitis and asthma diseases. Denizkent has a clean air due to the forest located right next to it. Babayaka Castle is located in Babayaka Village, 6 km from Gonen center. This castle built by Alexander the Great is visited very often by tourists.

You can find a lot of transportation alternatives to Gönen 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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