Posted on 14 December 2017
Gebze is a district in Kocaeli Province, Turkey. Situated 30 miles east of Istanbul on the northern shore of the Sea of Marmara, it is the largest district of Kocaeli Province (second only to İzmit, the centrum of the province, in terms of population. ) Gebze has experienced rapid population growth in recent years: from 159,116 in 1990 to 299,047 in 2011. Gebze accounts for 15% of Turkish industrial production.