Izmir is one of the oldest cities in the world with a history, which stretches back over 8,500 years. The city successfully blends modern living with this rich past, an inheritance entrusted to it from history.
As Türkiye’s third largest city, Izmir is the capital of the Aegean Region and an important center for manufacturing and trade. With its 13 industrial estates, 3 free zones and 9 universities, Izmir is one of the lifelines of the Turkish economy. Offering exciting opportunities for work-life balance, Izmir now leads Türkiye as a city in attracting the most foreign investment and trade.