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Kapısuyu
Veelage
Kapısuyu is located in Turkey
Kapısuyu
Kapısuyu
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°08′N 35°56′E / 36.133°N 35.933°E / 36.133; 35.933
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Province Hatay Province
Destrict Samandağ
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,773
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 31800
Area code(s) 0326
Licence plate 31

Kapısuyu is a veelage in Samandağ destrict o Hatay Province, Turkey. It is near the Mediterranean coastline an in the wastren slopes o the Nur ( Amanus) Muntains at 36°08′N 35°56′E / 36.133°N 35.933°E / 36.133; 35.933. Distance to Samandağ is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi). The population o the veelage wis 1773 [1] as o 2011. The veelage wis a important dounset in the auncient ages. Aroond 300 BC Seleucia foondit the port ceety o Seleucia Pieria. But the dounset lost its importance efter the great yirdquauk in 528. The veelage's maist important biggin is its Mosque. The name o the veelage means "Watter gate" or "gate o watter".[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Turkstat". Turkish Statistical Institute. Retrieved 2012. 
  2. "Kapısuyu" (in Turkish). Samandağ governor. Retrieved 2008.