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Black Sea Region
Amasya
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The Mediterranean
Adana
Antalya
Burdur
Hatay
Isparta
Kahramanmaras
Osmaniye
Icel

Central Anatolia
Aksaray
Ankara
Corum
Eskisehir
Karaman
Kayseri
Konya
Kirikkale
Kirsehir
Nevsehir
Nigde
Sivas
Yozgat

East Anatolia
Agri
Ardahan
Bingol
Bitlis
Elazig
Erzincan
Erzurum
Hakkari
Igdir
Kars
Malatya
Mus
Tunceli
Van

South East Anatolia
Adiyaman
Batman
Diyarbakir
Gaziantep
Kilis
Mardin
Sanliurfa
Siirt
Sirnak

Balikesir

AREA: 14.292 km²
POPULATION:
973.314 (1990)
TRAFFIC CODE: 10

DISTRICTS: Balıkesir (center), Ayvalık, Balya, Bandırma, Bigadiç, Burhaniye, Dursunbey, Edremit, Erdek, Gömeç, Gönen, Havran, İvrindi, Kepsut, Manyas, Marmara, Savaştepe, Sındırgı, Susurluk.

SITES OF INTEREST: Kuş Cenneti (bird sanctuary) National Park, Erdek, Bandırma, Edremit bays and Ayvalık coastal beaches and Şeytan Sofrası, Marmara Islands, Alibey (Cunda) Island, Erdek and Gönen open air museums Kyzikos ruins, Balıkesir Yıldırım Mosque (Eski Cami), Zağanos Pasha mosque complex, Clocked Church Mosque at Ayvalık, Alibey Mosque (Çınarlı Cami), Gönen, Pamukçu-Bengi, Balya Dağ, Hisar, Hisarköy (Asarköy), Karağaç (Uyuz), Kepekler hot springs, Dutluca Village mineral springs, Zeytinli Ada hot springs and mineral water springs

Camps

Ant Camping
Erdek / Bandırma
Tel: (266) 855 74 97

Kizikos Camping
Erdek / Bandırma
Tel: (266) 855 70 71

İpek Camping
Erdek / Bandırma
Tel: (266) 855 71 64

Yeşilim Camping
Çuğra Mevki / Erdek
Tel: (266) 835 30 04

Ali Öztoprak Camping
Erdek / Bandırma
Tel: (266) 855 70 29

Abant Camping
Mangırcı Mevki / Erdek
Tel: (266) 855 70 88

Ünlü Camping
Çuğra Mevki / Erdek
Tel: (266) 835 17 49

Gökçe Turistik Tes.
Erdek / Bandırma
Tel: (266) 855 70 55

Yeşilçam Camping
Narlıaltı / Altınok
Tel: (266) 398 72 92

Mertol Camping
Küçüksu Mevkii / Altınoluk

Antandros Camping
Boğa Mevkii / Altınoluk
Tel: (266) 378 53 61

Çamlıbel Camping
Ilıca İsk. / Güre
Tel: (266) 384 12 47

Gine Camping
Turgut Reis Cad. / Akçay
Tel: (266) 384 11 34

Pat Camping
Güneş Cad. / Akçay
Tel: (266) 384 37 89

Saka Camping
Güneş Cad. / Akçay

Akçay Camping
Yeni mah. / Akçay
Tel: (266) 384 28 18

Provincial Cultural Directorate

Tel: (266) 245 31 52
Fax: (266) 245 31 52

State Fine Arts Gallery Directorate

Eski Kuyumcular Mah. Çavuş Sok. No:30
BALIKESİR
Tel: (0 266) 241 30 45
Fax: 245 31 52

Museum

Balıkesir Museum
Address: Anafartalar Cad. Balıkesir
Tel: (266) 243 31 81

Historical Sites and Ruins

Kyzikos - Erdek
Deasklaion - Bandırma/Ereğli
Saraylar - Marmara
Antandros - Edremit/Altınoluk

Registered Immobile Cultural and Natural Heritages in Balıkesir

Sites
Archeological Sites: 103
Urban Sites: 10
Natural Sites: 37
Historical Sites: -
Other Sites
Archeological and Natural Sites: 3
Historical and Natural Sites: 1
Historical+Natural+Archeological Sites: 1
Historical and Urban Sites: 1
Total: 156
Cultural (at Single Construction Scale) and Natural Heritages: 2784
TOTAL: 2940

Significant Days

Local Days of Celebration

Arrival of Atatürk at Balıkesir
Balıkesir
6 February

Arrival of Atatürk at Gökçeyazı
Gökçeyazı
8 February

Arrival of Atatürk at Bandırma
Bandırma
13 June

Arrival of Atatürk at Ayvalık
Ayvalık
13 April

Freedom from Occupation Days:

Freedom Day - Dursunbey
Dursunbey
3 September

Freedom Day - Sındırgı
Sındırgı
3 September

Freedom Day - Bigadiç
Bigadiç
4 September

Freedom Day - Susurluk
Susurluk
5 September

Freedom Day - Balıkesir
Balıkesir
6 September

Freedom Day - Gönen
Gönen
6 September

Freedom Day - Savaştepe
Savaştepe
6 September

Freedom Day - İvrindi
İvrindi
7 September

Freedom Day - Burhaniye
Burhaniye
8 September

Freedom Day - Havran
Havran
8 September

Freedom Day - Balya
Balya
6 September

Freedom Day - Edremit
Edremit
9 September

Freedom Day - Manyas
Manyas
14 September

Local Days of Celebration

Freedom Day - Ayvalık
Ayvalık
15 September

Freedom Day - Bandırma
Bandırma
17 September

Freedom Day - Erdek
Erdek
18 September

Festivals:

Sındırgı Yağcıbedir Rug Festival
Sındırgı
22-24 September

International Bird Sanctuary Culture and Tourism Festival
Bandırma
2-7 June

Burhaniye - Ören Culture and Art Festival
Burhaniye-Ören
13-16 August

Traditional Kızıksa Wrestling Matches
Manyas Kızılköy Town
2nd Sunday of May

Festivities

Milk Products Festivity
Manyas
1-2 June

Kurtdereli Mehmet Pehlivan Celebrations
Kurtdere Village
July

Hıdırellez
Bigadiç
6 May

Hıdırellez
Ayvalık
6 May

Erdek Festivities
Erdek
15-19 August

Susurluk Buttermilk, Culture and Art Festival
Susurluk
1-5 September

Peach Festivities
Kepsut
26 July

Expositions

Balıkesir National Exposition
Balıkesir
26 July - 26 August

Fairs:

Manyas Summer Fair
Manyas
3-6 June

Balya Spring Fair
Balya
8-12 June

Gönen District Fair
Gönen
16-20 June

Dursunbey Animal and Goods Fair
Dursunbey
10-14 August

Bigadiç District Fair
Bigadiç
Last Week of August

Manyas Spring Fair
Manyas

Manyas Autumn Fair
Manyas
15-18 September

Savaştepe Animal and Goods Fair
Savaştepe
17-21 September

Balya Orhanlar Fair
Balya
13-16 June

İvrindi District Fair
İvrindi
22-25 September

Balya District Fair
Balya
20-22 September

Dursunbey Animal Fair
Dursunbey
7-9 June

Bandırma Cattle Fair
Bandırma
May (last week)

Bandırma Cattle Fair
Bandırma
September (last week)

Sındırgı-Kocakonak Village Animal and Goods Fair
Sındırgı-Kocakonak Village
5-8 September

Korucu District Fair
Korucu
7-10 September

 


 

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