Adana is a city in the Adana Province in the eastern part of Mediterranean Turkey and in south central Anatolia. Adana is Turkey's fourth largest city with about 1.6 million inhabitants, and southeast Anatolia's trading center. The town lies in southeastern Turkey about 30 kilometres from the Mediterranean coast. The area has some interesting sights. The most fascinating thing about city is the old town at the Seyhan River's left bank. A walk here is like traveling back in time. The old mosque, Uma Cami from 1507, which is located here, shows an interesting mix of styles.
Adana has a typical Mediterranean climate and winters are mild and wet and summers are hot and dry. Average highs range from around 15 °C in January to 34 °C in July in August, though the record stands much higher at 44 °C. Lows are between 5 °C and 24 °C respectively, though temperatures at night in winter can drop below zero as well. Almost all of the city's precipitation falls from November to April.
|Avg Max||14.7 °C||15.9 °C||19.1 °C||23.5 °C||28.2 °C||31.7 °C||33.8 °C||34.6 °C||33.1 °C||29 °C||22.5 °C||16.7 °C|
|Avg Min||5 °C||5.8 °C||7.9 °C||11.6 °C||15.5 °C||19.4 °C||22.5 °C||22.9 °C||19.7 °C||15.4 °C||10.6 °C||6.8 °C|
|Rainfall||110.3 mm||90.1 mm||65.6 mm||52.7 mm||46.6 mm||21.6 mm||6.3 mm||4.8 mm||15.2 mm||43.7 mm||73.1 mm||120.9 mm|
Adana Şakirpaşa Airport (IATA: ADA, ICAO: LTAF) in located near Adana. Airlines flying into the airport include Blue Wings (Düsseldorf; Stuttgart), Onur Air (Antalya, Ercan, Istanbul-Atatürk, Izmir), Pegasus Airlines (Antalya, Berlin-Tegel, Düsseldorf, Ercan, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Trabzon) and Turkish Airlines (Ankara, Berlin-Schönefeld, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Istanbul-Atatürk, Jeddah, Venice).
|Adana Madi Hotel||Doseme mah. Seyhan belediyesi karsisi||Hotel||-|
|Kristal Hotel||Ozler Caddesi No 5 Kucuksaat||Hotel||-|
See also: International Telephone Calls
PTT is the national post service. Services are generally moderately fast but quite reliable. Sending a standard letter or postcard costs €0.65 within Turkey and €0.80 (letters) or €0.85 (postcards) internationally. There is an extended price list on the PTT website. For sending packages one might also use international companies such as DHL and UPS and local companies such as Yurtici Kargo. Post offices bear the distinctive yellow PTT sign and are generally open between 9:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:30pm to 5:00pm from Monday to Friday.
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