It is 86 km from Aydın provincial center. It is on the İzmir-Denizli highway in the east. Its location on the main road provides an improvement in trade and industrialization movements. Buharkent was established in 1902 with a modern planning and under the name Burhaniye. There are Kızıldere hot springs in the district and its economy is based on agriculture. Irrigated agriculture, which has a large share in agriculture, could only be done on the banks of the Menderes river before the irrigation canal was built.
The most distinctive feature of that period was the abundance of fig gardens. With the introduction of water from the DSI irrigation canal in 1995, the construction of which started in 1960, the economic vitality increased in parallel. Agriculture, which can only be done by the river, has had the opportunity to move to large areas.