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THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION of. Mediterranean region takes its name from the Mediterranean Sea. West and Mid-Taurus mountains run parallel to the coast line. There are 8 cities in our region: Antalya, Adana, Mersin, Hatay, Isparta, Burdur, Kahramanmaras, and Osmaniye.

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Mediterranean region takes its name from the Mediterranean Sea.

West and Mid-Taurus mountains run parallel to the coast line.

There are 8 cities in our region: Antalya, Adana, Mersin, Hatay, Isparta, Burdur, Kahramanmaras, and Osmaniye.


Agriculture, industry, tourism and carpet weaving are the basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.


ISPARTA basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.

Isparta is famous for its lakes, roses and rugs


AYA YORGI CHURCH basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.

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BURDUR basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.

Burdur is a small city which is known as “Lakes Region". Its historical remains date as far as 6000 BC.


The most appealing features of Burdur are basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.

Insuyu Cave, the second largest cave of the world and …


Lake Salda basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.,the second largest lake in the province and is considered to be one of the cleanest lakes in the world.


LAKE BURDUR basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.

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Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.Region......................ANTALYA

Because of the archeological and natural riches of the area, Antalya is called the Turkish Riviera. The city was founded in the second century B.C. by Attalus II, a king of Pergamon, and he named the city Attaleai after himself. Romans, Byzantines and Selcuks in turn occupied the city before it came under Ottoman rule.


Antalya, Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean Region (ancient Pamphylia), is an attractive city.

Düden, Kursunlu and Manavgat Waterfalls are worth seeing.

Perge - Aksu / Aspendos - SerikSilliyon - Serik/Yanköy –

Termessos - YukarıkaramanKarain Cave - Yeniköy / Phaselis - Kemer/TekirovaOlympos - Kumluca / Corydalla-Rhodapolis - KumlucaAya Nikola Church- Kale (Demre) / Myra - Kale (Demre)Teimiusa - Üçağız / Apollonia - ÜçağızSimina - Kekova / Limyra – Finike are some of the historical places.


MERSIN Mediterranean Region (ancient Pamphylia), is an attractive city.

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Mersin is an important harbour city at East Mediterranean shore.

In Mersin you may find all the comforts of a modern city and all the characteristics of the Mediterranean cities.



ADANA Saint Paul.

The city's name originates from mythology.

Adana was founded by Adanus, the son of Cronus (God of Weather, Zeus’ father).


With a history dating back to 6000 BC, Adana is one of the oldest settlements in Anatolia and is the fourth largest city in Turkey.

Misis Ruins

Yumurtalık Ruins


The Seyhan River is the longest river in Turkey that oldest settlements in Anatolia and is the fourth largest city in Turkey. flows into

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Cotton production has an important role in the economy.


OSMANİYE oldest settlements in Anatolia and is the fourth largest city in Turkey.

Osmaniye is a beautiful city with its fertile agricultural fields and its forests. Osmaniye is another important tourism center with Karatepe, Aslantaş Open Air Museum, Kastabala Castle ,Hemite, Frenk (Çardak), Toprakkale and Savranda (Kaypak) Castles.


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Osmaniye is famous for oldest settlements in Anatolia and is the fourth largest city in Turkey.

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KAHRAMANMARAŞ oldest settlements in Anatolia and is the fourth largest city in Turkey.

The original name of the city was Maras. During the War of Independence people in Maraş were so brave that the city was given the title "Kahraman", which means "hero".

Dedem Korkut Boulevard


Carved wooden furnitures, copper and brass works and handworks

The most popular ice cream in Turkey. Made of fine goat milk and wild orchid flower roots growing in the mountains.


Mount Aligölü has a famous legend. handworks

Maraş Castle


ANTAKYA handworks

Antakya was founded in 307 B.C. by Antigonus, one of the generals of Alexander the Great.

Antakya, the biblical Antioch, is situated on the Asi River


The city was the center of Christianity and had been visited by St.Barnabas, St.Paul and St. Peter.The city was also famous as a center of artistic, scientific and commercial activities.

SAINT PETER ROCK CHURCH


MOSAICS by St.Barnabas, St.Paul and St. Peter.The city was also famous as a center of artistic, scientific and commercial activities.

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ANTAKYA HAS A VARIETY OF DELICIOUS FOOD AND DESSERTS by St.Barnabas, St.Paul and St. Peter.The city was also famous as a center of artistic, scientific and commercial activities.

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THANK YOU… by St.Barnabas, St.Paul and St. Peter.The city was also famous as a center of artistic, scientific and commercial activities.

EMEK ÜÇGÜL KAZANCI

ILKER AKSUFAT


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