45th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: "Land Use and Water Management in a Sustainable Network Society", 23-27 August 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The aim of this study is to analyze Central Business District (CBD) of Diyarbakýr and its evolution and by which the future possibilities of CBD location(s) will be search for. The city of Diyarbakir with almost 800 thousand inhabitants, needs to be evaluated for urban services and its location of Central Business District. This evaluation is necessary because there has been a rapid urbanization and changing in urban services in last three decades. In addition, The demand of urban services by cities around Diyarbakýr is increasing and inevitably new search for better urban services CBD of Diyarbakýr is questioning. The study will try to explain this process by using questionnaires, Analyzing urban land use plans, Studying on demographic and economic data of the city. Finally, we expect to have some ideas of new location(s) CBD of Diyarbakýr.