Bayrampaşa is a suburban district of Istanbul, Turkey on the European side of the city. The district comprises both working class residential and industrial areas. Population is 240,000 (1997), and the district covers an area of 8 km . The mayor is Atila Aydıner. The people of Bayrampaşa are mainly Bosniaks. The housing in Bayrampaşa is generally poor quality and there are workshops and small factories even in the residential streets, while large areas of the district are purely industrial.