Ödemiş, it is a district of Turkey’s Izmir province. Kiraz and Beydağtake place in the east of the district, Bayındır and Tire districts in the west, Manisa in the north and Aydın in the south. According to the population data of 2019, its total population is 132,876. The distance of Ödemiş to the city center is 113 kilometers. The region is under the influence of the Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and dry, winters are warm and rainy in the district. It snows in Bozdağlar and Aydın Mountains, the humidity is 64%. Ödemiş vegetation is generally maquis. Oak tree species, chestnut turpentine and red pine trees grow in the mountains. In the plain, there are walnut, fig, poplar, pistachio pine, citrus fruits, olive and fruit trees. Historical sites of the Ödemiş region are as follows; Hypaipa (Günlüce), Dios Hieron (Birgi), Digda (Ovakent), Potamia (Bademli), Ayasurat (Türkönü), Torrhebia (Gölcük), Mesotmolos (Bozdağ), Bazdegümi (Yolüstü), Medeksis (Ortaköy), Adagüme (Konaklı) , Bükürgüm (Almond).
There are several ways to reach Ödemiş. If you are coming from Denizli, take the Alaşehir Road from Buldan district and reach Ödemiş by turning in the direction of Kiraz-Ödemiş from Alaşehir. By rail, modern train services that take 100 minutes between Izmir (Basmane) -Torbalı-Bayındır-Ödemiş stations are organized 7 times a day. There are also buses from Izmir, Balıkesir, Bursa, Istanbul, Uşak, Afyon, Ankara and Antalya bus stations.
Ödemiş Public Hospital was established in 1971 with 10 kurus collected by the people of Ödemiş and started to serve you as a 50-bed hospital. With the idea that serving the public is a service to the right, it always aimed to grow, develop and serve the people, better. In 1992, an additional building (Block B) was built and became a 150-bed hospital. Later, the number of beds was increased to 200. Thanks to the Dialysis Center, which was opened in 1994, the dialysis patients of the region were saved from going to İzmir at least 2 days a week. Currently, it serves 53 patients with 18 dialysis machines. In 2005, it merged with the SSK hospital in the same garden and became a hospital with a capacity of 265 beds.