Maltepe is a district in the suburbs of Istanbul, Turkey between Kadıköy and Kartal on the Marmara sea. Her neighbours are Kadıköy the west and Kartal the east. Maltepe was neighbour to Ümraniye from nortwest between 1992 and 2004. However, Yeni Çamlıca quarter passed to Ümraniye in 1994 and Ferhatpaşa quarter passed to Samandıra where bounded to Kartal district in 2004. Ferpatpaşa's secession led to ending of neighbourhood between Maltepe and Ümraniye.