Izmir Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) holds a very important place in local administration organisation of Izmir, being the third largest city in Turkey with a population of around 4 million people.
Its area of responsibility encompasses the entire provincial territory, which spans a total area of 12.000 km square, including 30 districts. IMM has 12 municipal enterprises and around 5000 employees in total.
IMM is responsible for a wide variety of areas including social projects, environment, IT, transportation, energy, natural resources supply, infrastructure, planning and development, community services, vocational education, health, culture, tourism, etc.
Izmir is a front runner city for the URBAN GreenUP project.