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Marmara Region

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Country  Turkey
Population  21.89 million (2010)
Area  72,845 km²
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The Marmara Region (Turkish: Marmara Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey.

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Map of Marmara Region, Turkey

Located in northwestern Turkey, it is bordered by Greece and the Aegean Sea to the west, Bulgaria and the Black Sea to the north, the Black Sea Region to the east, the Central Anatolia Region to the southeast and the Aegean Region to the south. At the center of the region is the Sea of Marmara, which gives the region its name.

Among the seven geographical regions, the Marmara Region has the second-smallest area, yet the largest population; it is the most densely populated region in the country.

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Subdivision

  • Çatalca - Kocaeli Section (Turkish: Çatalca - Kocaeli Bölümü)
  • Adapazarı Area (Turkish: Adapazarı Yöresi)
  • Istanbul Area (Turkish: Istanbul Yöresi)
  • Ergene Section (Turkish: Ergene Yöresi)
  • Southern Marmara Section (Turkish: Güney Marmara Bölümü)
  • Biga - Gallipoli Area (Turkish: Biga - Gelibolu Yöresi)
  • Bursa Area (Turkish: BursaYöresi)
  • Karesi Area (Turkish: Karesi Yöresi)
  • Samanlı Area (Turkish: Samanlı Yöresi)
  • Yıldız Section (Turkish: Yıldız Bölümü)
  • Palearctic

    Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
  • Balkan mixed forests
  • Euxine-Colchic deciduous forests
  • Temperate coniferous forests
  • Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests (Turkey)
  • Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub
  • Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests
  • Anatolian conifer and deciduous mixed forests
  • Provinces

    Provinces that are entirely in the Marmara Region:

  • Edirne
  • İstanbul
  • Kırklareli
  • Kocaeli
  • Tekirdağ
  • Yalova
  • Provinces that are mostly in the Marmara Region:

  • Balıkesir
  • Bilecik
  • Bursa
  • Çanakkale
  • Sakarya
  • Provinces that are partially in the Marmara Region:

  • Bolu
  • Düzce
  • Eskişehir
  • Manisa
  • Geography

    The Yıldız Mountains and Uludağ are in the Marmara Region. Islands in the Aegean Sea are Gökçeada and Bozcaada, and in the Sea of Marmara are Marmara Island, Avşa, Paşalimanı, İmralı and the Princes Islands of Istanbul.

    Climate

    The Marmara region has a hybrid mediterranean climate/humid subtropical climate on the Aegean Sea coast and the south Marmara Sea coast, an oceanic climate on the Black Sea coast and a humid continental climate in the interior. Summers are warm to hot, humid and moderately dry whereas winters are cold and wet and sometimes snowy. The coastal climate keeps the temperatures relatively mild.

    References

    Marmara Region Wikipedia


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