Located on the European side of Istanbul, Avcılar is adjacent to Esenyurt, Beylikdüzü, Başakşehir districts, surrounded by the Kucukcekmece district in the east, Esenyurt to the west, and Başakşehir to the north.
Avcilar’s central location means that transportation routes, such as E-5 and TEM highways and transportation services to the rest of the city are readily available, most notably the metro station. Other transportation options include a Metrobus, within proximity, a rail system, and ferry services, allowing for easy commuting around the district and getting to the city center.
The campus of Istanbul University in Avcilar brings a lot of interest in this district in terms of housing and transportation.
The Istanbul University campus in Avcılar consists of three important faculties:
Faculty of business administration and management
Faculty of engineering and technology
Faculty of veterinary medicine
Besides, the rapid urban transformation in the area brings many social facilities, entertainment centers, and restaurants with it.
Avcılar also hosts many good clinics and hospitals in Istanbul.
Some of the well-known hospitals in the area are The Medicana Hospital, The private Avcilar Hospital, and the Baypark Hospital.
The essential highways in Istanbul, the TEM Highway, and the E-5, also pass through the boundaries of the district.