Region: Balikesir - Edremit
Local time: 01:56
Edremit is a district in Balıkesir Province, Turkey, on the west coast of Turkey, not far from the Greek island Lesbos.
Edremit's economy relies largely on the production of olives, as well as on tourism. Kaz Dağı National Park, extending around the ancient Mount Ida, of Homeric glory, is situated within the boundaries of Edremit district and is an important tourist attraction with its natural scenery and a number of picturesque small villages around it.