Detailed information on Izmir, Turkey
Get to know Izmir in Turkey in detail, where it is located, the weather and touristic places, its population and the nature of the city in summer and winter.
Detailed information on Izmir, Turkey
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- General information on Izmir: History of Izmir
General information on Izmir: History of Izmir
Where’s Izmir? Izmir’s location
The state of Izmir is located in western Turkey in its Asian section, on the coast of the Aegean Sea, which is associated with the Mediterranean Sea. Izmir is Turkey's main export port.
How far is Istanbul from Izmir?
The distance from Istanbul to Turkey's Izmir by road is approximately four hundred and eighty kilometers, according to Google maps. It also can be reached from Istanbul by private car within five hours.
How far is Ankara from Izmir?
According to Google Maps, the distance from Istanbul to Izmir by road is approximately 590 km and can be reached from Ankara by private car within seven hours.
Map of Izmir Turkey
The map of Izmir is more like a steep arc on the eastern coasts of the Aegean Sea, deepening into the Gulf of Izmir. By road, the Kedzie River is one of the largest rivers in Turkey, bordered by Balikesir Province to the north, Kutahya, and Afyon to the west, and Denzli to the southeast to Ayden to the south.
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Weather in Izmir: Izmir’s Weather
Izmir in summer
The climate of Izmir is that of the Mediterranean basin. In summer, the temperature in Izmir may reach thirty-eight degrees at its peak, and in summer Izmir is closer to the dry climate.
Izmir in winter
The climate of Izmir in winter is cold at its peak. The temperature in Izmir in winter may reach low temperatures and snow annually between December and January.
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The city of Izmir, with its beautiful beaches, fine markets, and wonderful neighborhoods has earned the title of Pearl of the Aegean Sea. The importance of Izmir is due to the fact that it has many historical, archaeological, religious and natural monuments.
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Tourist and natural places in Izmir
The natural and tourist areas of Izmir Turkey, including the Izmir Elevator, are many of the most prominent tourist places in Izmir. As well as the clock tower, it is one of the most prominent tourist sites in Izmir, where Konak Square is 25 meters high, and at the top of the tower, an archaeological clock has been installed. Besides Kadifekale Castle which is one of the old castles that tops the finest tourist spots in Izmir. Its construction dates back to the Roman era of the 4th century BC, known as the Velvet Castle, and there is the city of Ephesus, built by the Greeks. It dates back to 6,000 years BC, and there is Hisar mosque; one of the oldest in the city, dating back to the 16th century AD. Not to mention the Archaeological Museum of Izmir, which displays many ancient monuments, drawings, sculptures and acquisitions of Greek, Byzantine, Seljuq and Ottoman civilizations. Bozdağ Kayak mountain located in the center of the village of Bozdağ in the east of the city of Izmir is one of the most natural places in Izmir and is suitable for sporting events, particularly climbing and winter skiing.
Sea of Izmir
Due to its geographical extension, Izmir possesses over 50 clean beaches in the Aegean Sea; Its beaches are more than 500 kilometers coastal, beaches are charming, and the water is pure in the purity of freshwater.
This market is one of the most popular and continuous old markets with a pulse of life in Izmir Turkey, opened in 1650 and still very popular in Izmir. It’s popular for displaying clothes, textiles, handicrafts and jewelry that reflect the mastery of Turkish handicrafts, and the market has many cafes, cinemas and some modern shops.
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