Arnavutköy (meaning "Albanian village" in Turkish) is a town and rural district in Istanbul Province, Turkey. The district was newly formed in 2008 from the large rural part of Gaziosmanpaşa district and parts of other districts, including Çatalca. The mayor is Ahmet Haşim Baltacı of the AKP.
Location of Arnavutköy in Istanbul
|• Mayor||Ahmet Haşim Baltacı (AKP)|
|• Governor||Hürrem Aksoy|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The name of a neighborhood in the district, Hadımköy, was often spelled "Hademkeui" in European sources.
Istanbul Airport is in the district.
- "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
- "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
- Kreiser, Klaus (2009). Istanbul: ein historischer Stadtführer. Verlag CH Beck. p. 20. ISBN 9783406590634.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) "Europäische Migranten sind verantwortlich für Ortsnamen wie Arnavutköy («Albanerdorf»)"
- "Information on Arnavutköy district" (in Turkish). Governorship of Arnavutköy, Istanbul. 2009. Archived from the original on 2011-09-04. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
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