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Gebze (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈɟebze], ancient names: Dakibyza and Libyssa, Λίβυσσα in Ancient Greek) is a district in Kocaeli Province, Turkey. It is situated 30 miles east of Istanbul, on the northern shore of the Sea of Marmara. Gebze is the second largest district in Kocaeli after İzmit, the provincial centrum in terms of population. Gebze has experienced rapid growth in recent years, from 159,116 residents in 1990 to 299,047 in 2011.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Gebze in Turkey is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Gebze is Istanbul. Take a short trip from Gebze and set some time aside to explore the Istanbul. Dotted with places like Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Gebze.

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Facts and Stats for Gebze*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gebze

    Know the pollution level of Gebze before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Gebze: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gebze for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gebze.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 27.78 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gebze - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gebze is 118.04 (High)

    • Safety Index 50.68 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.47 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 80.46 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 33.09 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 46.53 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.87 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 76.88 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gebze

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gebze

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 53.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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