Thir days, Yayladağı itsel is a sma toun o 5,717 fowk as o 2000 census, providin the destrict wi a heal centre, heich schuils an ither basics.
This is a muntainous deestrict wi a teepical Mediterranean climate o het, dry simmers an warm, wet winters, but bein inlaund an heich up, Yayladağı is ceuler than maist o Hatay, even seein snaw on the muntain peaks in winter. The main soorce o income is agricultur, 96 km2 (37 sq mi) o the land (sma glens an plateaus in the muntains) is cultivatit wi olives, tobacco, vegetables, grains an ither craps, the remainder is wid an muntain. The muntainsides is covert wi pine, sandalwood an rochle aik, or else busses includin bay, thyme an oleander. Ainimals, inspecially gaits, is grazed on the hillsides.
Yayladağı haes a mairch crossin intae Sirie, an the veelage o Topraktutan, Turkey's soothmaist pynt. The state road D.825 (European route E91) connects the mairch checkpynt wi Antakya.
Kasım Bey Cami - Yayladağı's auldest mosque, built bi the Avar laird that captured the aurie frae the Byzantines. Ither historical biggins include the 500 year-auld mosque Hacı Hüseyin Camii, an a Roman brig. There auncient kirks includin the Kirk o Barlahan on the Kel Dağı muntain, ithers in the veelages o Çabala an Olgunlar, an the monastery namit Kızlar Sarayı. There a number o caves an places said tae possess healin pouers an aw.