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İzmit Destination Guide

Explore İzmit in Turkey.

İzmit in the region of Kocaeli with it's 196,571 inhabitants is located in Turkey - some 165 mi (or 266 km) West of Ankara, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of İzmit in Turkey

Time in İzmit is now 11:37 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: İzmir, Dorylaeum, Ankara, Bucharest, Sevastopol or Adapazarı. Since you are here already, consider visiting Yuvacik, Yenikoy, Kullar, Kabaoglu, İzmit and Arizli. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

11°C / 52 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 30%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 990.3 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 21st of November 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 7°C (44 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Wednesday, 22nd of November 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (49 °F)
Night: 4°C (40 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of November 2017
Light rain, calm, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 6°C (42 °F)

Videos

RCt İzmit Buluşması 3

01:04 min ( December 16, 2012 by özgür çakır)
Views: 24 - Rating: 0/5

30 dan Fazla Araç ve yaklaşık 55-60 kişi toplanmış.. Rct Yine Şanına Yakışanı Yapmış.. Forum İzmit Ekibini Ayrıca Kutluyorum.. Baharda Mangal Partilisini Yapana Kadar , Kısacası Biz D...

RCT İzmit Buluşması 4

02:54 min ( December 16, 2012 by özgür çakır)
Views: 28 - Rating: 0/5

30 dan Fazla Araç ve yaklaşık 55-60 kişi toplanmış.. Rct Yine Şanına Yakışanı Yapmış.. Forum İzmit Ekibini Ayrıca Kutluyorum.. Baharda Mangal Partilisini Yapana Kadar , Kısacası Biz D...


RCT İzmit Buluşması 9

00:16 min ( December 16, 2012 by özgür çakır)
Views: 20 - Rating: 0/5

30 dan Fazla Araç ve yaklaşık 55-60 kişi toplanmış.. Rct Yine Şanına Yakışanı Yapmış.. Forum İzmit Ekibini Ayrıca Kutluyorum.. Baharda Mangal Partilisini Yapana Kadar , Kısacası Biz D...

RCT İzmit Buluşması 11

00:44 min ( December 16, 2012 by özgür çakır)
Views: 19 - Rating: 0/5

30 dan Fazla Araç ve yaklaşık 55-60 kişi toplanmış.. Rct Yine Şanına Yakışanı Yapmış.. Forum İzmit Ekibini Ayrıca Kutluyorum.. Baharda Mangal Partilisini Yapana Kadar , Kısacası Biz D...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in İzmit during the next days.

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2017

III.F5 Days

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Nicomedia

Nicomedia was an ancient city in what is now Turkey, founded in 712/11 BC as a Megarian colony and was originally known as Astacus. After being destroyed by Lysimachus, it was rebuilt by Nicomedes I of Bithynia in 264 BC under the name of Nicomedia, and has ever since been one of the most important cities in northwestern Asia Minor. Hannibal came to Nicomedia in his final years and committed suicide in nearby Libyssa. The historian Arrian was born there.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.77, 29.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:264 BC establishments, Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greek sites in Turkey, Bithynia, Bithynian colonies, Cities in Turkey, Former populated places in Turkey, History of Izmit, History of Turkey by location, Populated places of the Byzantine Empire, Roman towns and cities in Turkey

Kocaeli University

The University of Kocaeli (KOU) is a state university in Kocaeli, Turkey. It was founded as the Academy of Engineering and Architecture of Kocaeli in 1976. The electrical and mechanical engineering departments, basic sciences, and department of modern languages were the original departments of the academy. It became a part of Yıldız University in 1982. On July 1992, the Turkish government decided to build 22 universities nationwide, including Kocaeli University.

More reading: Kocaeli University homepage
Located at 40.77, 29.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1992 establishments in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Kocaeli Province, Educational institutions established in 1992, Kocaeli Province, State universities and colleges in Turkey, Universities and colleges in Turkey

Otosan

Otosan (abbreviated from Otomobil Sanayi, Turkish for automotive industry) is a Turkish automotive production company, which is a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Koç Holding. It started production in 1965; currently Ford and Koç each hold a 41% share in the venture. The first Ford cars to be assembled in Turkey was of the current British Ford Consul model series, followed later on by the West German Ford Taunus 17M Turnier (station wagon) model series.

More reading: Otosan homepage
Located at 40.77, 29.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Car manufacturers of Turkey, Companies established in 1959, Companies listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange, Economy of Kocaeli Province, Ford of Europe factories, Joint ventures, Koç family, Motor vehicle manufacturers of Turkey

1999 İzmit earthquake

The 1999 İzmit earthquake (also known as the Kocaeli or Gölcük earthquake) was a 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck northwestern Turkey on August 17, 1999, at about 3:02am local time. The event lasted for 37 seconds, killing around 17,000 people and leaving approximately half a million people homeless. Even though official sources consider casualties 17,000 people, non-official sources consider the casualties 35,000 people. The nearby city of Izmit was very badly damaged.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.77, 29.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1999 earthquakes, 1999 in Turkey, Earthquakes in Turkey, History of Düzce Province, History of Istanbul Province, History of Izmit, History of Kocaeli Province, History of Sakarya Province, History of Yalova Province

Kocaeli Province

Kocaeli Province is a province of Turkey. Its capital is İzmit, which is sometimes referred to as Kocaeli itself. The largest town in the province is now Gebze. The traffic code is 41. The province is located at the easternmost end of the Marmara Sea, especially on the Gulf of İzmit. Because of the size and natural conditions of the Bay of İzmit, the city is a giant natural harbour. There are lots of harbour facilities within Kocaeli, including the primary base of the Turkish Navy.

More reading: Kocaeli Province homepage
Located at 40.77, 29.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Kocaeli Province

Quote of the moment

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.

Moslih Eddin Saadi