Küçükçekmece is a suburb of Istanbul, Turkey, 23 kilometers west of the city, on the European coast of the Marmara Sea. Kucukcekmece Lake is a lagoon located between the Kucukcekmece, Esenyurt and Avcilar districts in the European part of Istanbul in northwestern Turkey. The lake is on the south by State Road D.100 and on the north by the O-3 Highway. Koccekcekmece; this is the starting point for living in Istanbul. Research by many geologists and anthropologists shows that the area has a very ancient history and that people lived here before history.
Findings in the Yarmborgas caves on a rocky slope to the north of Lake Küçükçekmece show that in prehistoric times in Istanbul, the first settlers lived with fishing and hunting.
In the northern part of Lake Kokuksmoche, a port harbor surrounded by several kilometers of walls, fragile and the remains of numerous structures believed to belong to the Hellenic-Late, Roman and Byzantine periods, were identified. According to written sources, the ruins of this building are known as an ancient city called Bathonea bilinen that existed in the Hellenistic period.
Küçükçekmece had a strategic location because it was on a road called Via Egnetia that connects Byzantium to the western territories of the Empire and Europe. Because of this situation, it has historically become a target in the onslaught of Istanbul and has been attacked by Huns, debris, cliffs, Bulgarians and Crusaders.
Küçükçekmece came under Turkish rule just before the conquest of Istanbul and was rebuilt by Fatih Sultan Mehme after repairing its roads and bridges. The city, named as Çek-i Küçük (Küçük-Çek), has mosques. Its schools, inns, baths and fountains have become an important place of residence. Küçükçekmece, a town connected to the Haslar region, was developed by Yavuz Sultan Selim and Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Başdefterdarı Abdüsselam Çelebi. In 1865, the Bob-Zabitiya administration became affiliated. Kaza-ı Erbaa, with its headquarters, included Büyükçekmece, Silivri, Terkos and Küçükçekmece. In 1878, Küççkçekmece was connected to the city of Istanbul (Istanbul municipality).
Küçükçekmece, formerly a village in the lower part of Jesسیlکیky, became a regional center in 1956. In 1981, Küçükçekmece, who took over the municipalities of Avcılar, Halkalı and Sefaköy, joined the Istanbul municipality as the new director of the municipal branch.
Kawakley Lonapark, which is visited by visitors of all ages, includes many toys that are widely installed in the area.
Florya Güneş Beach, one of the oldest beaches in Istanbul, where Ataturk photographs are taken by the sea, also run by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. The 800-meter beach is one of the most popular summer beaches that allow Istanbul to swim in the city. Florya Güneş Beach has 2 rescue towers, 1,500 sun beds, 1,500 umbrellas, 42 baths, 234 lock cabins, 48 showers, 2 buffets, 228 safety locks and 300 parking spaces. Beach volleyball and music are also available on the Florya Güneş beach.
Aydin University Istanbul is a private university established on May 18, 2007 in Istanbul Turkey with the extension of its predecessors, the Anadolu BIL Professional College which has existed since September 26, 2003. The university is a technology center built on a 175,000-square-foot land.
Sabahattin Zaim Istanbul University is a Turkish private higher education institution built by “İlim Yayma Vakfı” on April 24, 2010. Education at the university began in the 2011-12 semester. It is located in the area.
Küçükçekmece, Türkiye’deki Avrupa Otoyolu (Tem İstanbul-edirne Otoyolu) is an important highway that facilitates your transportation from this area to the city center.
This district is 24 km from the city center. The distance between Istanbul Airport is about 40-45 km with Küç aboutkçekmece.
Among the projects that can be mentioned in this area:
THEME istanbul, G plusL plus, BENESTA BASE EXPERES, BABACAN port royal, NIVO istanbul …….