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Location o Altınözü athin Turkey.
Location o Altınözü athin Turkey.
Coordinates: 36°07′N 36°15′E / 36.117°N 36.250°E / 36.117; 36.250
Kintra  Turkey
Region Mediterranean
Province Hatay
 • Destrict 325 km2 (125 sq mi)
Elevation 202 m (663 ft)
Population 2010
 • Urban 7,199
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 31
Aurie code(s) (0)326
Licence plate 31

Altınözü is a destrict in the sooth-east o Hatay Province o Turkey, on the border atween Turkey an Sirie. The mayor is Mehmet Cavid Alkan (AKP).

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie wis previously kent as Kuseyr a derivation frae kasr the Arabic wird for castle.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Altınözü staunds on the Kuseyr plateau an is an aurie o guid fermland, uised for growin olives (the lairgest olive growin aurie in this pairt o Turkey) an an aw tobacco, grains an ither crops. The destrict is watered bi the Yarseli reservoir.

Altınözü itsel is a sma toun o 7,199 fowk, there lives Turks an Aramaeans.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]