Çekmeköy is a district in the Asian suburbs of Istanbul, Turkey. It became a district in 2009 by secession from Ümraniye. Also; Ömerli, Alemdağ, and Taşdelen villages, 17 quarter and four towns joined Çekmeköy district in the same year. Its first mayor, Ahmet Poyraz, was elected in the Turkish local elections, 2009 from (AKP).
Location of Çekmeköy in Istanbul
|• Mayor||Ahmet Poyraz (AKP)|
|• Governor||Mehmet Arslan|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
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