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History of Esenyurt

1024px-Istanbul_location_Esenyurt.svgThe district is mainly built on the land owned by Ekrem Ömer Pa?a in the 19th century. The name Esenyurt drives from one of the land owners E?kinoz. The area received migration from Romania and Bulgaria between 1920 and 1938, and had more recent migration mainly from Ardahan and Kars, as well as Erzurum and Artvin.

Esenyurt is a district of the Istanbul Province and is a part of the metropolitan municipality of Istanbul. Located in the European side of Istanbul, Esenyurt borders with Avc?lar and Küçükçekmece Lake on the east, Büyükçekmece on the west, Ba?ak?ehir, Arnavutköy and TEM road on the north and Beylikdüzü and E-5 motorway on the south. The district covers an area of 2.770 hectares and has its own municipality since 1989. Continue reading