stanbul’s Umraniye district is our suggestion for those who are looking for green and forested areas. Who would not like to live among the forest of green trees? Today, following the series of articles introducing the neighborhoods of Istanbul, it is time to discuss about the umraniye district. Every year, not only many immigrants travel to this neighborhood to live, but also the Turks of Istanbul choose it for their residing.
In the article in “Istanbul Hamrah”, we will first mention the geographical location of this district, then we will discuss about its features and amenities. And finally, as a home buying site in Istanbul, we will provide you the purchase or rental price of the property in the district. Stay with us…
Geographical location of umraniye district
It is located in the Asian part of the vast and colorful city. To the north, it is bordered to the Beykoz neighborhood of Istanbul and Çekmekoy. It is bordered by Istanbul’s uskudar district to the west, Ataşehir district to the south, and Sancaktepe to the east. It is worth mentioning that the area of the district is about 22 thousand hectares and its population according to the latest census is about 700 thousand people.
Istanbul’s umraniye district is about 25 km from the center of Istanbul (Taksim Square). On not crowded days, this route takes only about 20 minutes, during non-rush hours about 40 minutes and during traffic time of day, more than 1 hour.
Istanbul’s umraniye district is in fact one of the Istanbul’s ilches that can be translated as “city”. In other words, umraniye is one of the cities of Istanbul province, and it is composed of different neighborhoods. Needless to say that Istanbul is considered by immigrants to be the best city to purchase property in Turkey.
Istanbul’s umraniye area consists of 38 neighborhoods:
|1. ADEM YAVUZ MAHALLESİ
|2. ALTINŞEHİR MAHALLESİ
|3. ARMAĞANEVLER MAHALLESİ
|4. AŞAĞI DUDULLU MAHALLESİ
|5. ATAKENT MAHALLESİ
|6. ATATÜRK MAHALLESİ
|7. ÇAKMAK MAHALLESİ
|8. ÇAMLIK MAHALLESİ
|9. CEMİL MERİÇ MAHALLESİ
|10. DUDULLU OSB MAHALLESİ
|11. DUMLUPINAR MAHALLESİ
|12. ELMALIKENT MAHALLESİ
|13. ESENEVLER MAHALLESİ
|14. ESENKENT MAHALLESİ
|15. ESENŞEHİR MAHALLESİ
|16. FATİH SULTAN MEHMET MAHALLESİ
|17. FİNANSKENT MAHALLESİ
|18. HEKİMBAŞI MAHALLESİ
|19. HUZUR MAHALLESİ
|20. IHLAMURKUYU MAHALLESİ
|21. İNKILAP MAHALLESİ
|22. İSTİKLAL MAHALLESİ
|23. KAZIM KARABEKİR MAHALLESİ
|24. MADENLER MAHALLESİ
|25. MEHMET AKİF MAHALLESİ
|26. NAMIK KEMAL MAHALLESİ
|27. NECİP FAZIL MAHALLESİ
|28. PARSELLER MAHALLESİ
|29. SARAY MAHALLESİ
|30. ŞERİFALİ MAHALLESİ
|31. SİTE MAHALLESİ
|32. TANTAVİ MAHALLESİ
|33. TATLISU MAHALLESİ
|34. TEPEÜSTÜ MAHALLESİ
|35. TOPAĞACI MAHALLESİ
|36. YAMANEVLER MAHALLESİ
|37. YENİŞEHİR MAHALLESİ
|38. YUKARI DUDULLU MAHALLESİ
Features of Istanbul’s umraniye district
The most important feature of Istanbul’s umraniye district is its greenery. So that in this area, there are more than 40 parks, gardens and orchards that most of its 22 hectare area is forest and green space. This is why the district is known as the greenest area in Istanbul, and those who are looking to buy a property in Istanbul, are fascinated by this unique feature.
Remarkable access of umraniye district to other areas of Istanbul, and its public transportation facilities are other features that distinguish the area from other ones.
- In the north of umraniye neighborhood, “Şile Otoyolu” highway,
- And to its south is the “E80” highway;
- In addition, the size of metro lines in this area has made travel really easy for residents. One of the busiest stations in the region is the umraniye Metro Underground Station on the M5 Istanbul Metro Line.
It is worth noting that Istanbul’s umraniye area is one of the growing areas of the city. By buying a house in the district, you will not only get a residence in Turkey, but you will undoubtedly have a profitable investment.
Amenities of Istanbul’s umraniye district
If you are planning to live in Turkey, especially in Istanbul, you should pay special attention to the issue of amenities. Fortunately, in terms of amenities, umraniye district is one of the best areas of Istanbul. There are many sights, schools, universities, shopping malls and most importantly, many medical centers and hospitals. All the aforementioned factors together make living in the area an enjoyable experience for the residents.
Some of the most luxurious shopping malls in Turkey are located in the umraniye region, which are as follows:
- Akyaka Park shopping center
- Buyaka center
- Canpark shopping center
- Gardenmetro AVM
- Meydan Istanbul shopping center
Among the recreational areas of umraniye district, it is fine to introduce the following:
- Dudullu Tepesi
- Hekimbaşı Av Köşkü
- Efendi Camii mosque
- Birlik Mahallesi
- Trabzon park
- Urban forest
- Sile forest path
As we have said, some of the best universities in Turkey are located in the same area. Among the best universities in umraniye district, the following centers can be introduced:
- Mayis 29 University
- Doğuş University
- Anadolu University
And the schools of umraniye district are as follows:
- Atakent ulugbey Private School
- Bilfen Private College
- Eyüboğlu Private College
- Umraniye Ugur School
According to the latest statistics, there are more than 29 hospitals and medical centers in the umraniye area. Among the most famous hospitals in umraniye district, we can name the following:
- umraniye State Hospital
- Cakmak Private Hospital
- Main Private Hospital
Buying and renting a property in umraniye district
At the end of the article, it is time to take a look at the price of property in the umraniye area. As we have said in previous articles, by buying a property worth $ 250,000 in Turkey, you can get a Turkish passport and become a citizen of the country. To achieve this goal, we suggest you to buy a house in umraniye district, which can definitely bring you many benefits.
You can see the purchase or rental price of a house in the umraniye area of Istanbul in the table below. It should be noted that these prices are the most up-to-date prices in 2024 and have been collected by the Istanbul Hamrah team:
|The price of a single bedroom unit
|Price per square meter
|Buying a property in the umraniye district of Istanbul
|250 thousand to 950 thousand lira
|Buying a property in the umraniye district of Istanbul
|Renting a property in the umraniye district of Istanbul
|3000 to 7000 lira per month
It is in the Asian part of Istanbul and is located near the neighborhood of uskudar.
This district is greatly green and most of its areas are forested.
To buy a property in the area, you need a budget about 250 to 950 thousand liras. The rental price of property in the area is about 3000 to 7000 lira.