About 9 km from central Izmir, Buca was settled in the southern skirts of the Nif Mountain.


It neighbors Bornova, Konak, Karabağlar and Gaziemir, Kemalpaşa, Menderes and Torbalı.


The district, which has been a member of the Association of Historical Cities since May 2015, holds a statue of Mevlana, one of the largest statues in the world.