Karsiyaka Municipality, Izmir Province, Turkey
Loudoun County has a Sister County/City Relationship with the Karsiyaka Municipality, which is part of Izmir, one of Turkey’s major port cities.
Loudoun County and the Karsiyaka Municipality possess a number of similarities. The most notable are the effective education system and a large sports culture. As a region, Karsiyaka is recognized as having one of the highest overall levels of education in Turkey.
The Turkish people are united by the “Karsiyaka Sports Club” which possesses eight sports branches including soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and swimming. Its unique culture makes it an active center of commerce and tourism. The logo of the sports club is at right.
Learn more about the Izmir Province from the English-language version official Izmir website: