Burhaniye 96 km (59 mile) far to Balikesir. Burhaniye is a coastal town and district of Balıkesir Province in the Aegean region of Turkey. The district is located on the Aegean coast and is known for its olive oil.

Burhaniye has a port and a museum of archeology and Turkish national movement. Every second July is Oren Tourism and Art Festival.

Burhaniye was founded as Taylieli Köyü (‘Town of Tayli’), named after one of the lords who came to the aid of Seljuk Turkish bey Suleyman Bey . At the beginning of the 14th century it came under the domain of the Karasids and grew as it attracted migrants. In Ottoman times, it was also known as Kemer and attached to Edremit until 1866 and became the centre of a district named after itself. It was renamed Burhaniye after the Ottoman Prince Sehzade Burhanettin. In 29 June 1920, it was occupied by the Greek army who set fire to the town and destroyed the town’s main mosque before retreating.

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