Çanakkale at a Glance
Çanakkale is located in the southern part of the Marmara Region, and is in close proximity to such metropolitan provinces as İstanbul, Bursa and İzmir. It has an important geographical position, spanning both sides of the Çanakkale Strait - a strategic link between Asia and Europe - with transit routes between the two continents.
Çanakkale abuts both the Aegean and Marmara Seas, and is among the six provinces in Turkey with coastlines bordering two seas.
According to 2016 data, Çanakkale has a population of 519,793, constituting 0.65 percent of Turkey’s population.
Education in Çanakkale
Thanks to its educational infrastructure, Çanakkale has the necessary workforce and qualified human resources required by many sectors.
|Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University|
|With a student population exceeding 50,000, a University City Çanakkale||13 vocational schools|
|14 faculties||4 institutes|
|8 colleges||32 research and application centers|
More than 350 educational institutions operate in Çanakkale
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Health in Çanakkale
There are 9 state hospitals, 1 university hospital, 2 private hospitals, 1 health center and 1 oral and dental hygiene center in Çanakkale.
Access Roads to Surrounding Provinces
Çanakkale - İstanbul Transportation
Çanakkale is accessible from İstanbul by air and land routes. The distance between Çanakkale and İstanbul is 320 km and flight duration is approximately 50 minutes.
After the completion of Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Balıkesir Highway Project, which will provide a road link between Asia and Europe, the journey time between Çanakkale and İstanbul will be
Çanakkale - İzmir Transportation
The highway distance between Çanakkale and İzmir is 326 km. Thanks to the Kınalı-Tekirdağ-Çanakkale-Balıkesir and Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Highway Projects, it is expected that
transportation will be shortened in terms of both distance and time.
Çanakkale - Bursa Transportation
The highway distance between Çanakkale and Bursa is 271 km.
Çanakkale - Balıkesir Transportation
Transportation to Balıkesir, neighbouring Çanakkale, shares long borders and streches to 199 km.
Çanakkale Airport entered into service in 1995, and
serves both domestic and international passengers
in its new terminal building, which entered into
service in 2017.
• 12,500 m 2 terminal building
• 2 aprons with a total capacity of 5 aircraft
• 14 counters
• Over 5,000 domestic and international flights
• More than 180,000 domestic and international passengers per year
• Accessible Airport
• Green Airport Certificate
• 1,200 m 2 terminal building
• 1 apron with a capacity of 3 aircraft
• 4 counters
Çanakkale has daily ferry routes. Ferry connection from Çanakkale centrum to both Kilitbahir and Eceabat is available. There are also ferry routes between Gelibolu and Lapseki, as well as between Lapseki and Çardak. Access to the islands of Gökçeada and Bozcaada is available via ferries which run at certain times of the day.