About Mersin


Which is known as 33 Code of Turkey's 81 provinces, area 15,853 km² and with a total of 1,727,255 people as of the end of 2014 and the old name ICEL the Mersin province in the east of Adana, west of Antalya, north of Nigde, Konya and Karaman, south of the Mediterranean is surrounded, Rocky Cilicia and all the vessels of the Cilician Plains Berdan River basin. Taurus Mountains stretching away into the highlands to the highest peak, and extends westward along the south-eastern Mediterranean. Kratase mountainous area, Eocene, Miocene and Pliocene sediments consist of limestone layer is formed by the accumulation of alluvial plains, which began career ıv.zam. Taurus Mountains are mountains in the province of the young. The rest of the Mersin section of the Taurus Mountains takes Bolkar name. The highest point is Medetsiz Bolkarların Hill with 3524 meters. Location of the gate is capable of Central Taurus Gülek Throat (1050 m.). The second important passage is Sertavul Pass near Mut. There is no other lake from several sets of lakes in the province. Akgöl in Silifke, Partridge Lake and lakes Parade salty waters they are connected to the sea, with plenty of live fish.

The vegetation is generally adapting to climate Mediterranean maquis . Bay, Wild Olives , Goat Horn , Mersin, oleander, blackberry and rosehip . 100-1000 m . between Oak, 100-1200 m . between red pine, 1500 m . Larch and 2000 m . height is located in Cedar and juniper trees.

Connected to the tourist district of Mersin province are: Akdeniz, Anamur, Aydıncık, Bozyazı, Çamlıyayla, Gülnar, Erdemli, Mezitli, Mut, Silifke, Tarsus , Toroslar and Yenişehir

Mersin Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate

Mersin Tourism Operators Association