- KALE (DEMRE)
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. Interest in the city is not only due to its collection of historical sites, but it is also renowned as a thriving, modern region. Its population boom (now 1.5 million) can be attributed to its fertile plains, rivers and highlands, which have created a major textile industry, and the city is also an importing trading centre for gold.
Area: 17.253 km²
Population: 1.934.907 (1990)
Traffic Code: 01
Districts : Seyhan, Yüreğir, Aladağ, Ceyhan, Feke, İmamoğlu, Karaisalı, Karataş, Kozan, Pozantı, Saimbeyli, Tufanbeyli, Yumurtalık.
How to Get
By Road Adana can be reached via the D-400 Highway and the international TEM highway. It is 472 km from Ankara along Aksaray Pozanti; 873 km from Izmir via Afyon, Konya and Eregli; and 909 km from Istanbul via Bolu, Ankara and Aksaray. Located 5 km from the city centre, Adana’s bus station has services to all areas of the country. Regular bus services include Ankara (10 hours), Antalya (12 hours), Allepo in Syria (12 hours), Konya (7 hours), Van (18 hours) and Kayseri (7 hours). Bus station Tel: (0322) 428 20 47
Highway: Section passing through the border province of State Road,D-400 is 168 km. Network of regional offices is totaly (highway,provincial road,state road) length is 1506 km.Adana has International TEM highway except D-400 State Road.It is transported to the districts via(by) Highway.And also there is a transportation to the Ceyhan and Pozantı districts via (by) Railway.
Adana Bus Station : Turhan Cemal Beriker Bulvarı Mersin Yolu üzeri/ADANA
PHONE: 0322 428 20 47
It is 5 km away from city-center.
The major Bus Companies serving between cities in Adana Bus Station :
VARAN TOURISM : 0322 429 13 56
LÜKS ADANA : 0322 428 19 20
YENI ADANA : 0322 428 00 30/31
LIDER ADANA : 0322 429 48 00
SEÇ TOURISM : 0322 428 98 66
AS TOURISM : 0322 429 01 09
Railway : RO-RO container transportation and shipping is done in Mersin and Iskenderun ports Middle eastern countries and southern Europe and north eastern states and in collaboration with all kind of railway transportation in order to organize national and international trains.Adana has a 1932 km railway (main line 1634 km ,Sideline 298 km)
Kurtulus Mahallesi (1 km away from city-center)
Ugur Mumcu Meydanı / ADANA
PHONE : 0322 453 31 72
Botas Port : Crude oil by pipeline from Iraq,domestic and foreign ships in transit are noving abroad and imported crude oil rafineries in the native vessel is moved.
Toros Fertilizer Port : All privately owned public ports,the port was opened general oppression and all kinds of general cargo imports and exports from two piers have been made by domestic and foreign ships.
Karatas Port : In the fishing shelter in the Karatas town in Adana,services have been provided to local fishermen.
There are located Port of Botas and Port of Toros Fertilizer Factory open to international oil and freight transport inside the borders of Adana city.
In 1937, as civil-military airport went into service. In 1956,he began to be used entirely as a civil airport and has asphalt runway in size 2750 x 45 meters. Each day of the week Istanbul-Ankara domestic flights is scheduled to take off. It has been two days per week scheduled international flights from Jeddah,four days per week Ercan scheduled international flights,one day per week Frankfurt- Düsseldore scheduled international flights,a day linked to Ankara Munich and a day linked to Istanbul Köln flights.
By Air There are daily flights to Istanbul and Ankara. International flights include Jedda (twice a week), plus weekly flights to Frankfurt-Dusseldorf, Munich via Ankara, and Koln via Istanbul (once a week). The airport is 3.5 km from the city centre and has a 140-vehicle parking lot.
Airport Tel: (0322) 435 42 01 Turkish Airlines: (0322) 435 91 75
Transportation: It is a 59 km drive from Feke along a gravel road.
By Rail Apart from domestic services, there are also international rail connections. There are many trains to Europe, the Middle East, and countries to the north, with connections to the harbours in Mersin and Iskenderun, both of which have ferries. Adana’s railway station is 1 km. from the city centre. The main domestic routes are a daily service to Ankara (14 hours), several weekly to Gaziantep (3 hours) and several daily to Mersin (1 hour). Railway Station Tel: (0322) 453 31 72
Description: This authentic highland village is nestled among vineyards and orchards. Modern facilities are now available and there is a village clinic and a police station. The villagers make 'Yahyalı' type rugs, carpets and woolen socks as souvenirs for visitors.
Accommodation - Food and Drink: There is a small market, a bakery and some country restaurants.