Istanbul Cekmekoy District Guide

Istanbul City Guide

Çekmeköy is located in Anatolian side of Istanbul city with 264.000 population.  Çekmeköy, which was previously a municipality of Ümraniye, was established in 2009; Ömerli, Alemdağ and Taşdelen were formed with the end of the legal personality of the first level municipalities and the participation of 17 neighborhoods and 4 villages connected to these municipalities. Çekmeköy, with its solid ground after the earthquake, attracts people who want to own real estate and attracts attention as a premium region. Thanks to the Şile Highway, the transition from this district, which is connected to the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge road, to the European Side is easy, and there is no problem in transportation to the central districts of the Anatolian Side. Although it is so close to the centers, it is far from the chaos of Istanbul thanks to the pine forests around it. Check out the most comprehensive Çekmeköy district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Çekmeköy” or “How to get to Çekmeköy?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




1787 / km2

4,99 %

148 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Çekmeköy? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Çekmeköy, there are 1 state hospitals and 2 private hospitals. In addition, there are many medical centers such as eye hospitals, oral and dental health clinics in the district.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Çekmeköy or real estate for rent in Çekmeköy, you are on the right page. As of the end of June 2020, the prices of houses for sale in the district of Çekmeköy in Istanbul increased by 8.26% in the last year. Average housing size is 100 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the highest value in Çekmeköy district of Istanbul for housing as of the end of June 2020 were Çatalmeşe, Güngören, Cumhuriyet, Kirazlıdere, Soğukpınar, respectively.

Accommodation in Çekmeköy is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. You can find a lot of hotels that are suitable for every kind of budget in the borders of district.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Çekmeköy” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Çekmeköy” questions in this guide. Çekmeköy is one of the newest districts of Istanbul. There are a few places to visit in this district. Avcıkoru Natural Park is an important natural park for Istanbul. If your path falls to Çekmeköy, we definitely recommend you to visit these natural areas. Ömerli Dam is also another important place to see in Çekmeköy.

The most popular public transportation is Üsküdar – Çekmeköy metro line.

Check out the Istanbul metro map below :

Istanbul Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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