"This article is about the Balıkesir Province district of Bandırma. For the Turkish ship of the same name, see SS Bandırma."

Infobox Settlement
settlement_type = Town
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = TUR
map_caption =Location of Bandırma within Turkey.
official_name = Bandırma
image_blank_emblem = Bandırma muncipal logo.pngblank_emblem_size = 64px
blank_emblem_type = Bandırma Muncipal logo

subdivision_name2 =
population_total = 129,000|population_footnotes=
population_as_of =| 2007
population_footnotes = []
population_density_km2 =
area_total_km2 = 690|elevation_m = 1764

pushpin_label_position =
pushpin_map_caption =Location of Bandırma
pushpin_mapsize =
latd = 40
latm = 21
latNS = N
longd = 27
longm = 55
longEW = E
postal_code_type=Postal code
postal_code = 10200 or 10220
area_code = 0266
blank_info = 10|blank_name=Licence plate
leader_name = Recep Eraydın Justice and Development Party
website = []

Bandırma (Greek: "polytonic|Πάνορμος" "Panormos") is in northwestern Turkey with 111,000 inhabitants (2007 estimate) on the Sea of Marmara.

The city is a commercial centre and its harbour serves as a transit point for trade between Istanbul and Izmir. There is also a production from the surrounding areas, covering products like cereals, sheep wool and meat, cattle, grain and the mineral boracite.

The city has road and rail connections with other urban centres. Istanbul is 100 km northeast (by boat), Bursa 100 km east, İzmir 270 km southwest and Canakkale 170 km west. Also city has an seaport and military airport.

Bandırma's twin towns are Kamen, Germany and Mardin, Turkey.


* 13th century: Used by Christian Crusaders as a base in their operations against the Greeks and local tribes of Anatolia. At this time it was known as Panormos.
* 14th century: Conquered by the Ottoman Empire and incorporated into their kingdom.
* 1922: During the Turkish War of Independence is Bandirma bombed and destroyed.


External links

* [ Bandırma Entertainment Website]
* [ Official government website]

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