Biga is the biggest district of Çanakkale with more than 90.000 population except city center. The determining factors of the district economy are agriculture and animal husbandry. About 50% of the total amount of agricultural products and animal products produced in Çanakkale is produced in Biga. Agriculture is done with high-tech machines. Wheat, rice, sunflower, legumes and all kinds of vegetables and fruits are grown in the fertile lands of the region. Livestock ranks second after agriculture in the district. Cattle, sheep and goats are the most frequently raised cattle and ovine animals in the district.
Check out the most comprehensive Biga city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Biga ” or “How to get to Biga ?” in this guide.
Population Growth Rate
Number of Neighbourhood
837 / km2
Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Biga ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Biga, there are one state hospital named as Biga State Hospital and one private hospital in the city.
If you are looking for real estate for sale in Biga or real estate for rent in Biga, you are on the right page. As of the end of December 2020 in Çanakkale, Biga district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 22.13% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 102 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of December 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Çanakkale’s Biga district for housing were Sakarya, Turan, Şirintepe, Cumhuriyet, Gazikemal in order.
Accommodation in Biga 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 Biga district like many other districts of the city.
Check out the “Best places to visit in Biga” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Biga” questions in this guide. Parion Ancient City, located within the borders of Kemer Village in the Biga district of Çanakkale, was founded in BC 709. Throughout its history, the city was dominated by Persians, Macedonians and Romans, and was declared as a colony city twice during the periods of Augustus and Hadrian. Nilüfer Lake, as its name suggests, is the lake where water lily flowers grow. Standing out with this feature, the lake is our second lake after Bolu Abant Lake, where water lily flowers grow. Biga Archery Festivals, if you are in Çanakkale in the first week of September, we recommend that you attend the festivals held in Biga district. The main theme of the festival is to keep the traditional historical archery sport alive and to protect our historical values, traditions and cultural heritage.
You can find a lot of transportation alternatives to Biga district. You can prefer road or air transportation if you are coming from outside of the city. Çanakkale 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 Çanakkale. For details, please visit our Çanakkale transportation guide.