Çelemli

Last updated
Çelemli
Town
Turkey adm location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Çelemli
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°51′N35°39′E / 36.850°N 35.650°E / 36.850; 35.650 Coordinates: 36°51′N35°39′E / 36.850°N 35.650°E / 36.850; 35.650
Country Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey
Province Adana Province
District Yüreğir
Elevation
185 m (610 ft)
Population
 (2012)
  Total1,326
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
01350
Area code(s) 0322
Licence plate 01

Çelemli is a municipality in the Yüreğir district of Adana Province.

Contents

Geography

Situated east of the Ceyhan River, Çelemli is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) inland from the Mediterranean Sea at 36°51′N35°39′E / 36.850°N 35.650°E / 36.850; 35.650 . Highway distance to Adana is 45 kilometres (28 mi) and to the historical city of Misis (Mopsuestia) is 20 kilometres (12 mi). It is situated on a low valley with an altitude of about 170 metres (560 ft). On the summit of the nearest hill there are telecommunication facilities like microwave links, TV transmitter stations, etc. The population of the town is 1365 as of 2012. [1]

History

After Ottoman conquest of Balkan peninsula in the 14th century, Oghuz Turks in Anatolia had been transferred to Balkans, where they lived up to the second half of the 19th century. However, after the disastrous Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) most of them had to return where they were settled in various locations in Anatolia. Çelemli residents are a part of those immigrants. [2]

Economy

The most important economic activity is cattle dealing and dairying. Wheat, canola, watermelon, sunflower and cabbage are among the more important crops. In fact the name of the town Çelemli is a distorted form of the word kelem the popular name of cabbage among the Turks of Balkan.

Status in 2014

According to Law act no 6360, all township municipalities will be abolished and they will be merged into the district municipality in 2014. Thus in 2014 Çelemli will be a part Yüreğir municipality. [3]

Related Research Articles

Geography of Turkey

Turkey is situated in Western Asia (97%) and the Balkans (3%), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria. The geographic coordinates of the country lie at: 39°00′N35°00′E

Cilicia Geographical region in Adana, Turkey

Cilicia is a geo-cultural region in southern Turkey, extending inland from the northeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea. With a population of over six million, comprising Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye and Hatay provinces, Cilicia is one of the large population concentrations of the Near East.

Adana Metropolitan municipality in Mediterranean, Turkey

Adana is a Cilician city in southern Turkey. The city is situated on the Seyhan river, 35 km (22 mi) inland from north-east corner of the Mediterranean. It is the administrative seat of the Adana Province and has a population of 1.77 million.

Adana Province Province of Turkey

Adana Province, is a province of Turkey occupying the central Cilicia. With a population of 2.20 million, it is the sixth most populous province in Turkey. The administrative seat of the province is the city of Adana, home to 79% of the residents of the province. The province is closely affiliated with other Cilician provinces of Mersin, Osmaniye, and Hatay.

Niğde Province Province of Turkey

Niğde Province is a province in the southern part of Central Anatolia, Turkey. Population is 341,412 of which 141,360 live in the city of Niğde. The population was 348,081 in 2000 and 305,861 in 1990. It covers an area of 7,312 km2. Neighbouring provinces are Kayseri, Adana, Mersin, Konya, Aksaray and Nevşehir.

Çukurova, Cilicia Pedias in antiquity, is a large fertile plain in the Cilicia region at southern Turkey. The plain forms the easternmost Mersin Province, southern and central Adana Province, western Osmaniye Province and northwestern Hatay Province. Çukurova in Turkish means roughly "Low Plain", çukur for "hollow, depression", ova for "plains".

Ramadanid Emirate monarchy

The Ramadanid Emirate were an autonomous administration and a de facto independent emirate that existed from 1352 to 1608 in Cilicia, taking over the rule of the region from the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia. The emirate was a protectorate of Mamluk Sultanate up until the end of 14th century, then it was de facto independent for more than a century, and then from 1517, a protectorate of Ottoman Empire. Capital of the Principality was Adana.

Yüreğir District in Mediterranean, Turkey

Yüreğir is a district-municipality in the Adana Province of Turkey. With a population of 414.5 thousand, it is the second most populated district of the province. Population concentration of the district is within the city of Adana, on the east side of the Seyhan river.

Yenice, Tarsus Town in Mersin Province, Turkey

Yenice is a town in Mersin Province, Turkey.

Bozgüney, Adana A settlement in Turkey

Bozgüney is a town in Adana Province, Turkey.

Meydancık Castle Ruins of an ancient castle in Mersin Province, Turkey

Meydancık Castle is a castle ruin in Mersin Province, Turkey. The original name was Kirshu and the name of the ruin during Ottoman times was Beydili Kale.

Ören, Mersin Town in Mersin Province, Turkey

Ören is a town in Mersin Province, Turkey.

Tapureli ruins Ruins of an ancientcity in Mersin Province, Turkey

Tapureli ruins are in Mersin Province, Turkey.

Güveloğlu is a village in the District of Yüreğir, Adana Province, Turkey.

Hacıali is a village in the District of Yüreğir, Adana Province, Turkey.

Aksu, Antalya District in Antalya Province, Turkey

Aksu is a municipality and district governorate in Greater Antalya, Turkey. Antalya is one of the 30 metropolitan centers in Turkey with more than one municipality within city borders. In Antalya there are five second-level municipalities in addition to Greater Antalya (büyükşehir) municipality.

Yaka, Isparta Town in Isparta Province, Turkey

Yaka is a belde (town) in Isparta Province, Turkey

Bozcaada, Çanakkale District in Çanakkale Province, Turkey

Bozcaada is a municipality and district governorate in Çanakkale Province, Turkey. It is situated on an Aegean island with the same name.

Kurtkulağı Caravanserai caravanserai

Kurtkulağı Kervansarayı is a historical (Ottoman) caravanserai in Adana Province, Turkey

Karataş Islets

Karataş Islets are two Mediterranean islets in Turkey.

References

  1. Statistical Institute page
  2. Mayor’s page (in Turkish)
  3. Official gazette (in Turkish)