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Ceyhan
Ceety
Location o Ceyhan athin Turkey.
Ceyhan is located in Turkey
Ceyhan
Ceyhan
Location o Ceyhan
Coordinates: 37°2′N 35°49′E / 37.033°N 35.817°E / 37.033; 35.817
Kintra Banner o Turkey Turkey
Region Mediterranean
Province Adana
Government
 • Mayor Hüseyin Sözlü (MHP)
Population (2010)
 • Urban 105,879
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 01x xx
Licence plate 01
Website http://www.ceyhan.bel.tr

Ceyhan (pronounced [dʒeːˈhan]) is a ceety in sootheast Turkey an wi 105,000 (2010) inhabitants (150,000 in the metropolitan aurie) it is the seicont lairgest ceety o Adana Province efter the caipital Adana. Ceyhan is the transportation hub for Middle Eastren, Central Asie an Roushie ile an natural gas. It is situatit on the Ceyhan River, frae which it takes its name, in central Çukurova, 43 km (27 mi) east o Adana. The Ceyhan River is dammed at Aslantas tae provide flood control an irrigation for the lawer river basin aroond Ceyhan.

The ile terminals[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceyhan's marine transport terminal is the Mediterranean terminus o the Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline (the "BTC") which brings crude ile frae the landlockit Caspian Sea athort Azerbaijan an Georgie, an enterin Turkey in the northeast. The pipeline wis completit in Mey 2005. The terminal contains seiven storage tanks, a jetty capable o loadin twa tankers o up tae 300,000 metric tons deadweight (DWT) simultaneously, meterin facilities, a waste water treatment plant an vapor incineration ("burn-aff") facilities.

Ceyhan Terminal is an aw the destination o Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline an planned Samsun-Ceyhan by-pass pipeline. In futur Ceyhan will be an aw a natural gas hub for a planned pipeline constructit parallel tae the Kirkuk-Ceyhan ile pipeline, an for a planned extension o the Blue Stream Gas Pipeline tae frae Samsun tae Ceyhan.

Set tae become a crossroad in the near futur, Ceyhan's significance in poleetical terms is an aw expectit tae rise considerably, as stressed durin an early 2006 symposium organized bi the municipality.[1]

Modren ceety o Ceyhan[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceyhan is the seicont maist developed an populatit ceety o Adana Province efter Adana. Like iverywhaur else on this coast it is roastin hot in simmer. There are a number o restaurants servin the legendary Adana kebab. The river runs through the ceety center.

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The caravanserai o Kurtkulağı - built in 1659 bi Hüseyin Paşa, airchitect Mehmed Ağa.
  • Yılan kale - a castle on a steep rock, built in the 12t century, durin the Crusades tae control the Çukurova plain an trade routes east.
  • Tumlu Kale or Dumlukale - anither castle.
  • Sirkeli Höyük - built tae commemorate a battle here atween Hittite emperor Muvattali an the Egyptian pharaoh Rameses.

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