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Location o Erzin athin Turkey.
Location o Erzin athin Turkey.
Kintra Turkey
 • City415 km2 (160 sq mi)
160 m (520 ft)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Area code(s)(0)326
Licence plate31

Erzin, kent as Yeşilkent an aw, is a ceety in the province o Hatay, on the Mediterranean coast o Turkey.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Erzin is on the wast-facin flanks o the Muntains an runs doun tae the Gulf o İskenderun on the Mediterranean coast. The climate is warm an wet in winter, hot an extremely humid in simmer, when maist fowk retreat further up intae the pine-covered hills, or tae the beach.

Erzin is an attractive destrict well-kent for its heich-quality citrus fruits, the major economic activity o the destrict. Grains an vegetables are an aw grown, especially syne irrigation wirks wur built in the 1960s. The day 65,000 m2 are plantit wi grains an anither 65,000 m2 wi aw kynd o citrus fruits includin navel oranges, grapefruit an tangerines. Ither income is generatit bi holidaymakers on the coast. The main road an the railway line atween the ceeties o Osmaniye an İskenderun run through here, an Iskenderun wi its lairge steel plant haes an effect on the economy o the whole region.

Erzin itsel is a quiet mercat toun o 30.340 fowk providin govrenment services tae the destrict.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie wis settled bi Anatolie beyliks, an wis brocht intae the Ottoman Empire efter the defeat o the Beyliks at the battle o Otlukbeli in 1473.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Erzin is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 36°57′14″N 36°12′08″E / 36.9539°N 36.2022°E / 36.9539; 36.2022

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Города Губа и Эрзин стали побратимами". Archived frae the original on 11 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 16 Januar 2011.