Brief information about the Bursa
Bursa Bursa is a large city in the Marmara Region, Situated in northwestern Anatolia, in Turkey. The fourth most populous town in Turkey and second most populous in Marmara Region, Bursa functions as one of the industrial and commerce centers of Turkey (particularly in respect of the automotive sector ).
The town is the capital of Bursa Province. Bursa (Ottoman Turkish: بورسا) was the primary major and second complete capital of the Ottoman State between 1335 and 1363. The city was referred to as Hüdavendigar (خداوندگار, from the Persian name interpreted as "God's gift") during the Ottoman period, while a more recent nickname is Yeşil Bursa ("Green Bursa") with regard to the gardens and parks located across its urban fabric, as well as to the enormous and richly diverse forests of the surrounding region.
Mount Uludağ, the early Mysian Olympus, towers on it, and contains a well-known ski resort. Bursa has orderly urban expansion and boundaries that a plain. The early Ottoman sultans' mausoleums are located in Bursa, and numerous edifices constructed throughout the Ottoman period are included by the town 's major landmarks.
Bursa has old Ottoman mansions, tiled baths, palaces, and museums. The shadow-play personalities Karagöz and Hacivat are based on historical personalities who lived and died in Bursa (from the 14th century). The town is known for İskender kebap, pideli köfte, cantık, marron glacé and Bursa peaches.
Bursa homes the Uludağ University, and its inhabitants can claim among the highest overall levels of schooling in Turkey. As of 2015 Bursa and Bursa Province had a population of 1,854,285 and 2,842,000 inhabitants, respectively.