city in Turkey

Tekirdağ is a city in the European part of Turkey. It is a part of the region historically known as East Thrace. Tekirdağ is the capital of Tekirdağ Province. The city population as of 2016 is 176,848 mostly Turkish people, some of Yörüks-Background, Pomak, Crimean Tatars and Romanlar.[1] There are honorary consulates of Hungary and Bulgaria in Tekirdağ.


Tekirdağ is on the northern coast of the Sea of Marmara, 135 kilometres (84 miles) west of the city of Istanbul.

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