Bursa is a city built on the slopes and hills of Uludag, an extinct volcano. Bursa, which also has a coast on the Marmara Sea, is a city of history, culture, tourism, sports and industry. Bursa is Turkey’s fourth largest city, where three million people live.
Bursa was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. In earlier history, it was one of the important cities of the Byzantine Empire. Bursa has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List with the title “Bursa and Cumalikizik: The Birth of the Ottoman Empire”.
Bursa is in the northwest of Turkey. It is adjacent to the provinces of Yalova, Izmit, Adapazari, Bilecik, Kutahya and Balikesir in Turkey and close to the provinces of Istanbul and Eskisehir.
- Karagöz and hacivat are the most famous symbols of Bursa. It is possible to come across their figures in various places of the city. These figures are from an underpass in Heykel.
Bursa is a city rich in natural beauties. With its mountain (Uludag), national park, forested vegetation, sea (Marmara), large lakes (Iznik, Uluabat), plains (Karacabey, Orhangazi, Iznik, Inegol, Bursa, Yenisehir), waterfalls (Suuctu, Saitabat), streams&hellip (Nilufer, Delicay, Goksu, Kemalpasa).
Bursa, with its two universities, is one of the cities that hosts the young population of the country.
Bursa is one of the most important production, industrial and commercial centers of Turkey in terms of its international Gemlik port, textile factories, two large automobile factories, natural water resources, agricultural products, Turkey-wide branded furnitures produced in Inegol district, cutlery, silk fabrics and Iznik tiles which have been produced from the Ottoman period to the present.