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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.

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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.

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ISPARTA

Isparta is famous for its lakes, roses and rugs

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AYA YORGI CHURCH

THE ULU MOSQUE

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BURDUR

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

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The most appealing features of Burdur are

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

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Lake Salda,the second largest lake in the province and is considered to be one of the cleanest lakes in the world.

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LAKE BURDUR

CREMNA

SAGALASOS

LAKE BURDUR

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Turkey\'s principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean 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.

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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.

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MERSIN

a marriage gift

to Cleopatra

from Mark Antuanious

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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.

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ADANA

The city\'s name originates from mythology.

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

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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

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The Seyhan River is the longest river in Turkey that flows into

Mediterranean

Sea.

Cotton production has an important role in the economy.

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OSMANİYE

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

its peanuts and

“ Karatepe Rugs”.

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KAHRAMANMARAŞ

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

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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.

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ANTAKYA

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

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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

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MOSAICS

FROM

ANTAKYA

MOSAICS

MUSEUM

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ANTAKYA HAS A VARIETY OF DELICIOUS FOOD AND DESSERTS

FOOD AND

DESSERTS

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ANTAKYA

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DÖNER

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ŞAM DESSERT

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THANK YOU…

EMEK ÜÇGÜL KAZANCI

ILKER AKSUFAT

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