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    City Guide Adana

    City Guide > Adana

    Traffic Code: 01

    Area: 17.253 km²

    Population: 1.849.478 (2000)

    Geographical Location: Adana is situated on the Seyhan River in Çukurova Plain which is in the South of Taurus Mountains. Adana, which has approximately 160 km shore of Mediterranean Sea, is on the crossroads of important transportation that link Europe to Asia.

    Neighbouring Provinces : On the east Osmaniye ( 90 km) and Hatay ( 190 km), on the northeast K.Maraş ( 187 km), on the north Kayseri ( 323 km), on the northwest Niğde ( 205 km), on the west Mersin ( 70 km).

    Topography (Mountains, Rivers, Lakes etc.): Highway and railway connection with Middle East are enabled through Adana. These connections are enabled through Gülek Strait on Taurus Mountains. % 49 of total area is mountainous, % 23 is plateau and % 27 is plain. From south to north, the height of Taurus Mountains exceeds 2500 m. Foothills of Taurus Mountains turn into a plain shape towards the Mediterranean Sea. Seyhan and Ceyhan Rivers which rise from central Anatolia empty into the Mediterranean. Yedi Göller (Seven Lakes) is on the peak of Taurus Mountains. There are Seyhan and Çatalan dam lakes on Seyhan River. There is Aslantaş dam Lake on Ceyhan River and Akyatan and Ağyatan bird paradise lakes in Karataş.

    Climate: Adana has a typical Mediterranean climate. Winters are warm and summers are hot and dry. Average rainfall is 625 mm. %51 of rainfall is in winter, % 26 in spring, % 18 in autumn and %5 in summer. The coldest month is January (average 9 C) , the hottest month is August (aveage 28 C).

    Flora: You can see a flora which is specific to Mediterranean. To the heights up to 700-800 meters, mersin (murt) (myrte) (myrturs cummunis), sandal (sukhad)(arbutus andrachne), kermes meşesi (cermes oak)(quercus coccifera), çınar (plane tree)(platanus orientatis), yabani zeytin (wild olive tree)(oleaeuropea sylvestris), akça kesme (philyrea latifolia), menengiç (terebinth ) (pistacia terebinthus), sakız ağacı (gumwood)(pistacia lentiscus), funda (erica)(erica verticillata), erguvan (cercis)(cercis siliquastrum), kara çalı (blackthorn)(paliurus spina), zakkum (oleander)(nerium oleander), okaliptus (eucalyptus)(ecalypus spp) can be seen. Over 800 meters , meşe (oak)(quercus calliprinus), kızılcık (cornelian cherry)(cornusman), defne (daphne)(laurus canseriensis), in higher parts some sorts of pine (pinus nigra, pinus sylvestres), ardıç (juniper)(junipearus), kayın (beech)(fagun), toros göknarı (taurus fir/abies)(abies cilicica), sedir (cedar)(cedrus libani) can be seen. And over 2000 meters, a natural beauty of grasslands that resemble to those of Alps’ can be seen.

    In Çukurova region, knobbly plants like kardelen (galanthus plicus), yabani siklamen (cyclamen mirabille hidebr), ada sogani, nergis (snowdrop)(narissus), sümbül (hyacinth)(hyacinthus) and similar plants can be seen in spring.

    Also it is known that gelincik çiçeği (corn poppy)(pampal) which grows in rural areas is different from those in Europe.

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    How to Get

    The products, places and activities that is recommended for the turists who visit the province …
    • Regional Archaeological Museum in the city center, Atatürk's house should be visited.
    • Grand Mosque, Sabanci Central Mosque, church dolls, stone bridges and old houses to be seen Tepebağ (the houses of old Adana),also off-center the places of Anavarza,Şar and Misis Ören, Bird Sanctuary in Akyatan and Ağyatan.
    • Adana Kebap should be absolutely eaten,turnip juice and should be drunk.Bici bici must be tasted.
    • The old bazaar should be visited,the rugs of Karatepe should be taken.
    • Archaeological Museum which includes the Works belonging to Hittite
    Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Periods, Ethnographic museum,Atatürk Scientific
    and Cultural Museum,Misis Mosaic Museum,Misis with the ruins of Sar Oren and
    Anavarza,Karasus Ancient Cities are all worth to go around.
    • Adana Region has a rich kitchen.The main ingredients of the meals are
    flour, wheat, meat, vegetable varieties, spices, milk, yoghurt and curd.The famous unique dish of the region is ‘Adana Kebab’ .It is eaten with plenty of greens and onions salad.Turnip juice and Airan(buttermilk) can be drunk.The other famous foods are ‘Cartlak Kebap, Icli Kofte’ ,’Çig Kofte’ ,’Analı kızlı’ , ‘Humus’ ,‘ Bartefit’,
    ‘Sıkma’ ,Sırdan’,Mumbar’,’Etli kombe’,’Yüksük çorbası’

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    Ancient Cities

    Anavarza Located in Ceyhan near the village of Dilekkaya , 20 km along the Kozan-Kadirli road, the ruins resemble an open-air museum. Anavarza Castle still has traces of Roman and Muslim history, with well-preserved relics including the castle walls, the triumphal arch, numerous columns and two pools decorated with mosaics in front of the guard house.

    Sar 20 km northeast of Tufanbeyli, these ruins were the scenes of the most important religious Hittite ceremonies, performed in honour of the Mother Goddess Magda-Mater. In addition, there is a Roman theatre and a Byzantine church besides the 6-metre high Ala Kapi, which is made of marble blocks.

    Magarsus An ancient port city, west of the modern town of Karatas, the city of Magarsus has the remains of a theatre, temple, church and baths.

    Aegaea (Ayas) This ancient port city between Yumurtalik and Ayas has a three-storey watch tower, Ottoman and Roman baths beside the city walls.

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    Ulu Cami Built in 1507 in Syrian or Mamluk style, this attractive mosque has black and white marble and decorative window surrounds. Inside is the tomb of Halil Bey, Emir of the Ramazanoglu Turks who ruled before the Ottomans, which contains beautiful mosaics made from Iznik tiles.

    Sabanci Merkez Cami This recently constructed mosque has an immense capacity of over 28,000, and is the third largest in Turkey, with the highest dome.

    Brand new in style, it has six minarets and lies next to the Girne Bridge. Much of its financing was from the Sabanci family, originally from the area and now the second richest in the country.

    Yag Camii With one bay originally used as the Church of St James, until incorporated into the main body, the Yag Camii was built in 1501 and has an impressive portal.

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