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AREA: 17.253 km²

POPULATION: 1.934.907 (1990)

TRAFFIC CODE: 01

DISTRICTS: Adana
(center), Aladağ, Seyhan,
Ceyhan, Düziçi, Feke,
İmamoğlu, Kadirli,
Karaisalı, Karataş, Kozan, Pozantı, Saimbeyli, Tufanbeyli,
Yumurtalık, Yüreğir.

SITES OF INTEREST: Aslantaş picnic area, Karatepe National Park and Open Air Museum, Adana and Anavarza
Castles, Grand Mosque, Akça
Mosque, Stone Bridge (Taş Köprü) , Sarıçam woodlands, Seyhan Dam.

Camps

Raşit Ener Tur. Tesisleri
İskenderun Yolu 5. km / Adana
Tel: (322) 321 27 58

National Parks And Forest Campsites

    Karataş
    Kumluk, Adana
    Tel: (322) 237 22 52

Provincial Cultural Directorate

    Tel: (322) 458 84 30-31
    Fax: (322) 458 84 29

Cultural Centers

    A hall with 370 seating capacity for theatre, conferences, etc.
    250 m² Exhibition Hall
    Library - 500 readers

    Contact Address: Sabancı Kültür Sitesi - Adana
    Tel: (322) 352 32 91
    Fax: (322) 352 68 85

Çukurova State Symphony Orchestra
    Address: Adana Büyükşehir Belediyesi
    Konser Salonu
    Atatürk Bulvarı - Adana
    Tel: (322) 453 68 74
    Fax: (322) 458 25 99

State Fine Arts Gallery Directorate
    Sabancı Kültür Sitesi
    ADANA
    Tel: (322) 352 46 74

Museum

    Adana Museum
    Address: Seyhan Cad. Adana
    Tel: (322) 454 38 55
    Fax: (322)454 38 56
    Adana Etnography Museum
    Adana Archeological Museum
    Adana Atatürk Museum
    Misis Mosaic Museum


Historical Sites and Ruins

    Yumurtalık Ruins- Yumurtalık
    Anavarza Ruins - Kazan/Dilekkaya
    Kastabala Ruins - Osmaniye/Behçe
    Şar Ruins - Tufanbeyli/Şar
    Mağarsus Ruins - Karataş
    Karatepe - Aslantaş (Domuztepe-Pınarözü) - Kadirli/Düziçi

Significant Days

    Local Days of Celebration

    Commemoration Ceremonies for Aşık Ferrahi
    Ceyhan District Kıvrıklı Village
    21-22 April

    Atatürk's Arrival in Adana
    Provincial Center
    15 March

    Festivals:

    Karakucak Wrestling Festival
    Kadirli
    25-26 May

    Altın Koza (Golden Cocoon) Film Festival
    Provincial Center
    14-25 September

    İmamoğlu Peach Festival
    İmamoğlu
    In June

    Kızıldağ Karakucak Wrestling Festival
    Karaisalı

    Cherry Festival
    Saimbeyli
    20-22 June

    Festivities:

    Cultural Festivities
    Provincial Center
    4-14 October

    25 April Children's Festivities
    Provincial Center
    25-30 April

    Freedom from Occupation Celebrations
    Provincial Center
    5-12 January

    Güneysu Poetry Celebrations
    Osmaniye
    2nd. Sunday in April

    Karaoğlanoğlu Races
    Osmaniye
    20 July

    Initiation of Kuvva-i Milliye Organization and the Start of First Independence Movements in Çukurova
    Karaisalı
    1 April

    Commemoration of Sister - City Decleration of Karataş
    Municipality and Municipality of Memingen in Germany
    Karataş
    23-26 April

    Significant Weeks

    International Karacaoğlan Culture and Art Week
    Provincial Center and Feke District
    20-25 November

    Orhan Kemal Week
    Provincial Center
    3-9 June

    Freedom from Occupation Days

    Freedom Day - Adana
    Adana
    5-12 January

    Freedom Day - Ceyhan
    Ceyhan
    6 January

    Freedom Day - Osmaniye
    Osmaniye
    7-8 January

    Freedom Day - Kadirli
    Kadirli
    7 March

    Freedom Day - Feke
    Feke
    22 March

    Freedom Day - Karaisalı
    Karaisalı
    1 April

    Freedom Day - Pozantı
    Pozantı
    25 May

    Freedom Day - Kozan
    Kozan
    2 June

    Freedom Day - Saimbeyli
    Saimbeyli
    18 October

    Freedom Day
    Düziçi
    28 March