Canakkale Gelibolu District Guide

Canakkale City Guide

Gelibolu is an important district of Çanakkale with more than 44.000  population. Gelibolu has an important tourism center of Turkey with national parks. Gallipoli Peninsula is a region that clearly determines the fate of a country. Gallipoli Peninsula was declared as a National Park in 1973 and started to be called Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




270 / km2

-1,3 %

823 km2


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

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Gelibolu or real estate for rent in Gelibolu , you are on the right page. As of the end of December 2020 in Gelibolu, Çanakkale, the prices of houses for sale increased by 15.40% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 115 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of December 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Çanakkale Gelibolu district for housing were Camiikebir, Yazıcızade, Gazi Süleyman Paşa, Hoca Hamza, Alaeddin in order.

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

Check out the “Best places to visit in Gelibolu” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Gelibolu” questions in this guide. Gelibolu Peninsula, located within the borders of Çanakkale province, was declared a national park in 1973. In Gelibolu Historical National Park, which reveals one of the magnificent victories of history, the Battle of Gallipoli, monuments and martyrdoms were built in memory of hundreds of thousands of lost people. In the Gallipoli Peninsula National Park, where these monuments rising on the cherished memories of more than 250,000 Turkish martyrs are located, there are also the bodies of more than 250,000 French, British, Australian and New Zealand soldiers. Today, Gelibolu Peninsula Historical National Park, which tells the world the value of peace, contains 35 foreign tombs and monuments, 56 local monuments and martyrdoms. It is not known when Gelibolu Castle was built in Gallipoli city center and by whom. However, although it is not certain, it is claimed that Gallipoli Castle was built by King Filikos according to Greek historians.

You can find a lot of transportation alternatives to Gelibolu 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.


Enes Sahin

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