Immigration continues to be an important agenda of our country. The process of immigration from rural to urban area has affected the cities and it has started to shrink them. This situation has led small cities in social, administrative and economic sense to lose their identities and become ineffective. The cities that get immigrants have become bigger. So it has naturally brought more expenses in social, economic, political and environmental perspective. This study benefited from qualitative research methods using deep interviev in addition to historical comparative methods on micro sample. The aim of this study to understand the reason of process that shrinks the cities. So the identity lose of small cities in our country, which has become more and more complicated, will be revealed.
City,İneffective, Migration, Developing Treshold