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Mersin
Metropolitan Municipality
Clockwise frae tap: 1.Catholic Kirk o Mersin, 2.Mertim Touer, 3.Peace Memorial, 4.Mersin Congress an Exhibition Center, 5.Servet Tazegül Sportshall which is uised in 2013 Mediterranean Gemmes.
Mersin is located in Turkey
Mersin
Mersin
Location o Mersin within Turkey
Coordinates: 36°48′N 34°38′E / 36.800°N 34.633°E / 36.800; 34.633Coordinates: 36°48′N 34°38′E / 36.800°N 34.633°E / 36.800; 34.633
Kintra  Turkey
Region Mediterranean
Province Mersin
Government
 • Mayor Macit Özcan (CHP)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Metro 913,958
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 33XXX
Area code(s) (+90) 324
Licence plate 33
Website Mersin

Mersin (Armenie: Մերսին‎, Auncient Greek: Ζεφύριον, Zephyrion) is a lairge ceety an a busy port on the Mediterranean coast o soouthren Turkey. The metropolitan aurie in the entire Mersin Province haed a population of 843,429 as o 2010,[2] makin it Turkey's tent maist muckle ceety. It is an aw pairt o an interurban agglomeration - Adana-Mersin Metropolitan Aurie an lies on the wast pairt o Çukurova, a geographical, economical an cultural region.

Mersin is important for Turkey's economy, an Turkey's biggest port is locatit here.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae Evliya Çelebi, the ceety is named efter the Mersinoğullari tribe; anither theory is that it is derived frae the myrtle (Greek: μύρτος, μυρσίνη) which grows abundantly in the region.[3]

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mersin haes a typical Mediterranean climate wi hot an dry simmers an ceul an wet winters. Mersin haes its heichest rainfaw in winter; mainly December an Januar which gives Mersin its healthy, nurtured coastline. The driest months are simmer wi hardly ony rainfaw at aw.

Climate data for Mersin
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °C (°F) 21.8
(71.2)
24.0
(75.2)
29.8
(85.6)
33.9
(93.0)
35.8
(96.4)
35.0
(95.0)
36.6
(97.9)
37.2
(99.0)
38.5
(101.3)
36.4
(97.5)
30.2
(86.4)
27.0
(80.6)
38.5
(101.3)
Average heich °C (°F) 14.8
(58.6)
15.5
(59.9)
18.2
(64.8)
21.5
(70.7)
24.8
(76.6)
28.1
(82.6)
30.7
(87.3)
31.5
(88.7)
30.0
(86.0)
26.9
(80.4)
21.4
(70.5)
16.5
(61.7)
23.33
(73.99)
Average laich °C (°F) 6.9
(44.4)
7.4
(45.3)
9.8
(49.6)
13.6
(56.5)
17.5
(63.5)
21.5
(70.7)
24.6
(76.3)
24.9
(76.8)
21.8
(71.2)
17.3
(63.1)
12.0
(53.6)
8.4
(47.1)
15.48
(59.86)
Record laich °C (°F) −2.5
(27.5)
−3
(26.6)
−1.5
(29.3)
3.8
(38.8)
9.8
(49.6)
5.3
(41.5)
18.1
(64.6)
18.0
(64.4)
13.9
(57.0)
8.0
(46.4)
1.8
(35.2)
−0.4
(31.3)
−3
(26.6)
Precipitation mm (inches) 106.2
(4.181)
79.8
(3.142)
51.9
(2.043)
39.4
(1.551)
24.8
(0.976)
10.3
(0.406)
13.2
(0.52)
8.6
(0.339)
10.7
(0.421)
42.3
(1.665)
84.5
(3.327)
137.0
(5.394)
608.7
(23.965)
Avg. rainy days 9.5 9.2 7.7 7.5 5.4 2.3 1.0 0.8 1.8 5.3 7.4 10.3 68.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 158.1 159.6 210.8 228 272.8 303 316.2 310 282 241.8 177 151.9 2,811.2
Source: Devlet Meteoroloji İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü[4]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mersin is twinned wi:

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Büyükşehir nüfusları 2012
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named ms2010
  3. İçel: Mersin- Tarsus- Çamlıyayla- Erdemli- Silifke- Aydıncık- Bozyazı- Anamur- Gülnar- Mut (Kültür, Turizm ve Tanıtım yayınları, 1992), p. 7.
  4. http://www.dmi.gov.tr/veridegerlendirme/il-ve-ilceler-istatistik.aspx?m=MERSIN

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