Izmir Foca District Guide

Izmir City Guide

Foça is located on northwest part of İzmir with more than thirty thousand population. The district is adjacent to Menemen and Aliağa districts of the city. Foça is one of the natural districts in İzmir. Foça has very clear sea and public beaches. It is also one of the favorite diving sports stops in Izmir with its many diving points. On the other hand, the history of the district is very old. There are many important historical places and artifacts in the district. Foça district is also one of the habitats of the Mediterranean monk seals, whose numbers are decreasing rapidly. The International Foça Festival is held every year.

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

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




131.69 / km2

-2,62 %

251 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Foça? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Foça, there is a state hospital.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Foça or real estate for rent in Foça, you are on the right page. As of the end of September 2020 in İzmir, Foça district, the prices of houses for sale have increased 22.26% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 115 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in İzmir province Foça district as of the end of September 2020 were Atatürk, Kazım Dirik, Cumhuriyet, Hacıveli, Fatih, respectively.

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

Check out the “Best places to visit in Foça” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Foça” questions in this guide. Foça impresses you at first sight with its deep blue shores, legends and historical beauties that are the subject of mythology. If you are planning a holiday in Foça, there are many places to see here. Some of these places are historical buildings and some are unique natural beauties. Foça Siren Rocks, which is also mentioned in the Epic of Homer, is one of the places to visit in the district. Genoese CastleBeş Kapılar CastleFoça Ancient TheaterPhokaia Ancient CityAthena TempleKybele Open Air TemplePersian Tomb MonumentŞeytan HamamıFoça Windmills are among the other historical places to visit in Foça district. Also, Foça Karakum Beach and Foça Islands such as Orak, İncir and Fener must be seen.

Foça has bus and ferry transportation alternatives. You can use ESHOT buses to visit different districts of the city. You can also use minibuses for inner transportation in the district. Foça is 95 kilometers away from İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport. İZDENİZ ferries run to the district during the summer season.

Check out the İzmir railway network map below :

Izmir Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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