Çeşme is a district located in the western part of Izmir province. It is surrounded by Urla in the east, Karaburun in the north and Aegean Sea in the west and the south. Its altitude is 5 meters. Economics of the district depends on tourism. Çeşme is one of the prominent centers of Turkey for domestic and international tourism and its tourism potential increases year by year. Ildırı (Erythrai), which is the first antique settlement of the district, is a historical place worth to see.
Çeşme used to be managed under a state for years and was connected to the Ottoman State in 1425. Cesme was declared as a borough within the Izmir city of Aydin Province. It became a district within İzmir Region of Aydın Province. In 1881, when Atatürk was born, Çeşme became a district and Çeşme Municipality was established. With the administrative changes made in 1890 and 1895, Çeşme continued to be a district within Izmir. No changes occurred until the War of Independence, and after the proclamation of the republic, pursuant to the provisions of Article 89-91 of Constitution numbered 491, Aydın Province divided into parts, Izmir Region transformed into Izmir Province. Çeşme district became a part of this province.
Çeşme is one of the destinations preferred for both sea holidays and cultural tourism tours with priority at all times during the year (especially during the 3rd quarter of the year) .