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History of Municipality

Ümraniye Municipality was founded in 1963. However, new settlements in and around Ümraniye was founded after 1970. Ümraniye was a village under Üsküdar District in 1980; however, the fact that one can easily get to the other parts of the city via the Bosporus Bridge and the ring road enabled our district to be a preferred one. As its development resulted in some administrative problems; with a regulation, Ümraniye was founded as a new district by getting other residential areas around it and also some villages from Üsküdar.
Being in the east side of the metropolitan borders of Istanbul, Ümraniye developed rapidly after concentration of industrial activities in 1970s. Before getting the municipality status, Ümraniye developed under Üsküdar district; And within its settlement process; it started to serve other settlements around it with its development in industry, services and trade sectors.
Ümraniye composes 11.5% of the east side and 3% of the whole Istanbul. As of 1970, in Ümraniye, 912 people work in agriculture sector, 33.017 people work in industrial sector and 38.793 people work in services sector. Services sector comes first with 53.4% share, and the agriculture sector is the last one with 1.2%.
In 1940, when it was under Üsküdar, the population of Ümraniye is known to be 501.<0} {0><}0{>In 1955, it was a village the population of which was 1.781.<0} {0><}0{>Being a Town Municipality in 1963, Ümraniye was "abolished” by the military administration in 1980 and it was linked to Üsküdar Municipality. In 1989 our district regained its status of district municipality, and also its identity was changed as district center.

 

Status

Term

Duty

Name and Lastname

Foundation

1 March 1963

Town Mayoralty of Ümraniye District

 

1963 - 1978

Mayor

Ahmet MERT

 

March 1978 - 12 September 1980

Mayor

Aslan YILDIRIM

 

12 September 1980

Branch Management of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

 

12 September 1980 - 1981 December

Branch Manager

Aslan YILDIRIM

 

1981 December - 1982 December

Branch Manager

Hulusi ARIN

 

1982 December - 1983 December

Branch Manager

Sadettin BEYGO

 

1983 December - 1984 March

Branch Manager

Saffet ANLIPAK

Election

March 1984

Üsküdar Municipality Mayor

 

March 1984 - March 1989

Mayor

Necmettin ÖZTÜRK

 

March 1984 - March 1989

Ümraniye Municipality Üsküdar Branch Management

 

March 1984 - March 1989

Branch Manager

Haluk ARITAN

Foundation

11 August 1988

Ümraniye became a district. (dated 11 August 1988, no. 3392)

Election

March 1989 - March 1993

Mayor

Şinasi ÖKTEM

Election

March 1993 - March 2004

Mayor

Mehmet BİNGÖL

Election

March 2004 -       …

Mayor

Hasan CAN

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