Location of Islahiye in Turkey

Coordinates: 37°01′30″N 36°38′04.20″E / 37.02500°N 36.6345000°E / 37.02500; 36.6345000Coordinates: 37°01′30″N 36°38′04.20″E / 37.02500°N 36.6345000°E / 37.02500; 36.6345000
Country  Turkey
Region Southeastern Anatolia
Province Gaziantep
  Mayor Kemal Vural (AKP)
  District 817.65 km2 (315.70 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
  Urban 32,342
  District 66,193
  District density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 27800
Area code(s) +(90)342
Districts of Gaziantep

Islahiye is a town and district of Gaziantep Province in southeastern Turkey. It is a railway border crossing into Syria.

The railway station of Islahiye is the last stop on the railway to Damascus in Syria. Since March 2001, a regular train line runs once a week between Syria and Iran via Islahiye.[3]

The state road D-825 , which connects Gaziantep with Antakya, runs through Islahiye.


  1. "Area of regions (including lakes), km²". Regional Statistics Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. 2002. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
  2. "Population of province/district centers and towns/villages by districts - 2012". Address Based Population Registration System (ABPRS) Database. Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  3. "Ulaşım" (in Turkish). Islahiye Kaymakamlığı. Retrieved March 15, 2009.

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