As part of our “Take a Look at Turkey” series we are looking at the climatic regions of this large and diverse country.
This lies around the Sea of Marmara and includes
As we know this region features the high mountains so that there is little beach from Fethiye to
The centre of
Black Sea Coast
There are 1000 miles of this coast with mountains looming over much of it. The region produces half of the world’s trade in hazelnuts and is very lush which suits the cows that produce
Mountainous, rugged and chilly but with an amazing array of endemic flora including wild tulips. Winter temperatures drop to –43 centigrade and can reach 38 in summer.