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Basic information about Osmaniye
Osmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It existed as a province by the name Cebel-i Bereket (meaning \Fertile Mountain\) in the early republic until 1933, when it was incorporated into Adana Province. It was made a province again in 1996. It covers an area of 3,767 km² and has a population of 479,221 (2010 est). The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region. The capital of the province is Osmaniye (Population: 194,000). The next largest towns are Kadirli (Population: 83,618) and Düziçi (Population: 42,000).
Cities, towns & villages in Osmaniye
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OsmaniyeOsmaniye is a city in the Çukurova region of Turkey, the capital of Osmaniye Province. Area 3,767 km². Population of Osmaniye city: 219,339. Osmaniye Province: 512,804 (2014). Osmaniye is at an elevation of 125 meters (410.1 feet). Located on the eastern edge of the Çukurova plain in the foothills of the Nur Mountains, the gateway between Anatolia and the Middle East, Osmaniye is on the Silk Road, a place of strategic importance and has been a settlement for various civilizations including the Hittites, Persians and Romans. Show Osmaniyeon the map
Zorkun YaylasıZorkun is a yayla (summer resort) in Osmaniye Province, Turkey.Zorkun is at 36°58′N 36°21′E / 36.967°N 36.350°E on the Nur Mountains, a chain mountain running in north–south direction, parallel to East Mediterranean coast. It is at an average altitude of about 1,550 metres (5,090 ft) and surrounded by forests of pine and juniper. Zorkun is on the south east of Osmaniye, the distance being 26 kilometres (16 mi). On the way to Zorkun there are a number of minor settlements like Olukbaşı which are also used as yayla. Show Zorkun Yaylasıon the map
BöcekliBöcekli is a belde (town) in Düziçi district of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°16′N 36°21′E / 37.267°N 36.350°E the distance to Düziçi, is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) .The population of the town is 2458 as of 2011. Two hundred years ago the original population of Böcekli under the leadership of certain Böcük Koca migrated from Şanlıurfa to present location. With the additional population from the then nomadic Afşar tribes (a Turkmen tribe) they formed neighbouring villages. In 1994 Boyalı and other five villages merged to form the town of Böcekli. Böcekli, economy depends on irrigated farming. Peanut and cotton are among the main crops. Show Böceklion the map
MehmetliMehmetli is a small belde (town) in Sumbas district of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°29′N 36°03′E / 37.483°N 36.050°E it is at the southeast of Mehmetli Dam (also called Kesiksuyu Dam) reservoir and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of Sumbas. Distance to Osmaniye, the province center, is 65 kilometres (40 mi). The population of Mehmetli is 1524 as of 2010. The name of the town refers to personal name Mehmet which is very common in the settlement. The settlement was founded in 1835 as a small village of several families. In 1998 it was declared a seat of township. Show Mehmetlion the map
YarpuzYarpuz is a village in the central district (Osmaniye) of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°03′N 36°26′E / 37.050°N 36.433°E it is situated in Nur Mountains and along Yarpuz creek which is actually a tributary of Ceyhan River. The distance to Osmaniye is about 20 kilometres (12 mi). The population of Yarpuz is 572 as of 2011. Although presently only a village, Yarpuz was the capital of Cebelibereket sanjak during the last years of the Ottoman Empire. (Sanjak was a second level administrative unit in the Ottoman Empire.) Show Yarpuzon the map
AtalanAtalan is a town in Düziçi district of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°51′N 36°21′E / 37.850°N 36.350°E it is situated at the easternmost part of Çukuroca plains . It is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Düziçi. The population of the town is 2029 as of 2011. Up to 1968 Atalan was a remote neighbourhood of Böcekli a town to the north. In 1968 it was declared a village and in 1998 it was declared a seat of township. Main revenues of the town are pistachio and dairying. Show Atalanon the map
KırmıtlıKırmıtlı is a small belde (town) in the central district (Osmaniye) of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°10′N 36°08′E / 37.167°N 36.133°E it lies along Ceyhan River. It is situated at the east end of Çukurova (Cilicia of the antiquity) plains. Distance to Osmaniye is 17 kilometres (11 mi). The population of Kırmıtlı is 1007 as of 2010. The town is a part of a bird sanctuary known as Castabala valley. There are ruins of the ancient city of Castabala around the town. Show Kırmıtlıon the map
HaruniyeDüziçi is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. It is located in a small plain in the foothills of the Nur Mountains and 440 m above the sea level. Düziçi is on a route from the Middle East to Anatolia and has seen numerous armies and campaigns throughout the centuries. The historical names for this site are minor variations of Haruniye (Arabic: al-Hārūniyya(h); Armenian: Harun or Harunia; Crusader: Haronia or Aronia). Its small castle is on an outcrop about 3 kilometers northeast of the town. Show Haruniyeon the map
EllekEllek is a belde (town) in Düziçi district of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°13′N 36°23′E / 37.217°N 36.383°E the distance to Düziçi, is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) and to Osmaniye is 30 kilometres (19 mi).The population of the town is 6545 as of 2010. Ellek, a former village, was declared a seat of township after being merged with another village in 1968. Main economic activity is peanut agriculture and dairying. Show Ellekon the map
KaratepeKaratepe (Turkish for \"Black Hill\"; Hittite: Azatiwataya) is a late Hittite fortress and open-air museum in Osmaniye Province in southern Turkey lying at a distance of about 23 km from the district center of Kadirli. It is sited in the Taurus Mountains, on the right bank of the Ceyhan River. The site is contained within Karatepe-Aslantaş National Park. Show Karatepeon the map
CevdetiyeCevdetiye is a belde (town) in the central district (Osmaniye) of Osmaniye Province, Turkey. At 37°08′N 36°12′E / 37.133°N 36.200°E it is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north of Osmaniye. It is situated on the road connecting Osmaniye to Kadirli at the east end of the Çukurova (Cilicia) plains. The population of Cevdetiye is 2996 as of 2010. Show Cevdetiyeon the map
HasanbeyliHasanbeyli is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. Show Hasanbeylion the map
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States, regions, administrative units in Osmaniye
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OsmaniyeOsmaniye Province (Turkish: Osmaniye ili) is a Turkish province located in southern Turkey. It existed as a province by the name Cebel-i Bereket (meaning \"Fertile Mountain\") in the early republic until 1933, when it was incorporated into Adana Province. It was made a province again in 1996. It covers an area of 3,767 km² and has a population of 479,221 (2010 est). The province is situated in Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region.Show on map
Düziçi İlçesiDüziçi is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. It is located in a small plain in the foothills of the Nur Mountains and 440 m above the sea level. Düziçi is on a route from the Middle East to Anatolia and has seen numerous armies and campaigns throughout the centuries. The historical names for this site are minor variations of Haruniye (Arabic: al-Hārūniyya(h); Armenian: Harun or Harunia; Crusader: Haronia or Aronia). Its small castle is on an outcrop about 3 kilometers northeast of the town.Show on map
Kadirli İlçesiKadirli (formerly called Kars, and possibly the ancient Flaviasor Flaviopolis, in Ancient greek), is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. It is located in the Çukurova plain, 90 kilometres (56 miles) from the large city of Osmaniye. Population is 84,618(urban) and 120,950 (including rural areas) (2013 census).Show on map
ToprakkaleToprakkale is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. It is located at 10 km to the west of Osmaniye. Its name comes from an Abbasid castle near the city. The town is on a road and rail crossing, a natural intersection of routes between Adana, Hatay and Gaziantep.Show on map
Bahçe İlçesiBahçe is a rural district and town of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. It is located in the Nur Mountains area. The Bahçe Wind Farm, situated on the Gökçedağ, was the country's largest one with its installed power of 135 MW as it was commissioned in 2009. The Ayran railroad station (Ayran İstasyonu) is located east of the town, near the entrance to the tunnel (Bahçe-tünel) leading to Fevzipaşa. This tunnel was originally built as part of the Baghdad Railway in the early 20th century.Show on map
Hasanbeyli İlçesiHasanbeyli is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.Show on map
Sumbas İlçesiSumbas is a town and district of Osmaniye Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.Show on map
Different buildings in Osmaniye
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Aslantaş BarajıAslantaş Dam (Turkish: Aslantaş Barajı) is an embankment dam on Ceyhan River in Osmaniye Province, southern Turkey, built between 1975 and 1984. Aslantaş Dam is situated 80 km (50 mi) northeast of Adana. Built for irrigation, flood control and electricity generation purposes by the State Hydraulic Works (DSI), the dam is 95 m (312 ft) high and has a volume of 8.493 hm3 (11,108,425 cu yd) filled with rock. The dam creates a 49 km2 (19 sq mi) wide lake with 1,150 hm3 (4.1×1010 cu ft) capacity at normal water level. It irrigates an area of 149,849 ha (370,280 acres). It also supports a 138 MW power station, which generates 569 GWh electricity annually. According to some sources, the construction of the Aslantaş Dam resulted in involuntary resettlement of 60,000 people.Show on map