Kireçburnu Latitude and Longitude:

41°08′33″N 29°02′45″E / 41.14250°N 29.04583°E / 41.14250; 29.04583
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A view from the Bosphorus shore at Kireçburnu.
A view from the Bosphorus shore at Kireçburnu.
Kireçburnu is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Kireçburnu is located in Istanbul
Kireçburnu (Istanbul)
Coordinates: 41°08′33″N 29°02′45″E / 41.14250°N 29.04583°E / 41.14250; 29.04583
Country Turkey
Province Istanbul
District Sarıyer
Time zone TRT ( UTC+3)
Postal code
Area code0212

Kireçburnu is a neighbourhood in the municipality and district of Sarıyer, Istanbul Province, Turkey. [1] Its population is 6,888 (2022). [2] It is located on the northern shore of Bosphorus at European side. [3] It is to the north of İstanbul centre with a distance over 15 kilometres (9.3 mi).

During the Byzantine Empire era Kireçburnu was a village named Kleidai tou Pontou. During the construction of Rumeli Castle by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II, the limekilns in the village were used as the construction material of the castle. [4] Turkish for lime is kireç and for cape is burun; eventually the village was called Kireçburnu. As the urban fabric of İstanbul expanded Kireçburnu became a neighborhood of the city.

Kireçburnu is bordered by Tarabya in the south. The neighborhood is well known for its fish food restaurants.


The local sports club Kireçburnu Spor is active in football only. Its women's team was promoted from the Second League to the Turkish Women's First Football League for the 2015–16 season. [5]


Kireçburnu is served by following city line buses: [6]


  1. ^ Mahalle, Turkey Civil Administration Departments Inventory. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  2. ^ "Address-based population registration system (ADNKS) results dated 31 December 2022, Favorite Reports" (XLS). TÜİK. Retrieved 12 July 2023.
  3. ^ Map page
  4. ^ İstanbul guide (in Turkish)
  5. ^ "Beşiktaş ve Ağrı Birlikspor Kadınlar 2.Ligi'ne yükseldi" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. 2015-04-25. Retrieved 2015-05-20.
  6. ^ "Kireçburnu Durağından Geçen Hatlar" (in Turkish). İETT. Retrieved 2015-05-20.

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