History

The history of Adana has a connection with the history of Tarsus in essence; These two cities are often regarded as the same city, and their names have changed for centuries according to the serine, as the position of these two cities neighbouring the river turned the Seyhan River. During the Romans period, Adana had relatively low importance, and Tarsus was in the rank of the regional metropolis. A few centuries later a local station was established on the Roman military road to the east of the city.

Geography

The road from Adana to Tarsus, west of Çukurova, passes through the hills in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains. The temperature drops with each ascension, because the road reaches approximately 4000 m of raki and passes through the Gülek Bosphorus, a rocky passage, and continues towards the plains of Central Anatolia.

The dam is designed for hydroelectric power and is intended to flood the low Cukurova plain.

Climate

Adana has a typical Mediterranean climate . The winters are warm and rainy, and the summers are warm and dry. The highest temperature was measured as 53.0 ° C with moisture and 46 ° C without moisture on 12 June 2012. At its lowest temperature, on January 28, 2012, it registered at -6 ° C.

Economy

Adana has a typical Mediterranean climate. The winters are warm and rainy, and the summers are warm and dry. The highest temperature was measured at 53.0 ° C with moisture and 46 ° C without humidity on 12 June 2012. At its lowest temperature, on January 28, 2012, it registered at -6 ° C.

​Turkey produced half of green corn and soybeans in Adana. Peanuts that 34% and 29% of oranges are produced in Adana.  Most farming and agriculture-based companies in the region have opened their general directorate in Adana.​

Food

The world famous Adana Kebab

In Adana culinary culture, which is accepted as one of the most critical cuisines of the world and has many features of traditional Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine, bitter, sour, citrus, seafood, olive oil and greens are frequently used. In Adana Cuisine, meat is an essential material, and most of the meat products are utilized. The most famous dish of Adana Cuisine is, of course, the famous Adana kebabı which is addictive with its taste. Kebab is usually consumed with turnip besides plenty of salad. In recent years Adana Kebabı has been registered by the Adana Chamber of Commerce, and various hygiene and taste standards have been introduced to sell kebabs as Adana Kebab in restaurants. Other famous dishes of Adana Cuisine are:

  •  Animal Kirst
  • Pumpkin
  • Turnip juice
  • Karakus
  • Bici Bici (sweet made with ice and starch)
  • Karsambach (snowy sweet)
  • Thyme soup
  • Barren
  • Mahluta soup
  • Squeezing
  • Bite Meat
  • Adana kebab
  • şırdan
  • Mansaf
  • Hamis
  • FATUS
  • Aşlama

It was the 16th century when the golden age of the Adana architecture was the end of the 15th century, and the Ramazanoğulları chose Adana as its capital. The city is grown rapidly with the establishment of many new neighborhoods at that time. Since many buildings that are considered being the turning point in the history of Adana have been built during this period, Mamluk and Seljuk architecture have an important place in the architectural history of Adana. The only remaining work in the Roman-Byzantine period was Taşköprü and several public buildings were built during Ottoman rule.

St. James’ s Church In 1501, Ramazanoğlu Halil Bey converted the mosque oil mosque. In 1525, a minaret was added to the mosque by Piri Mehmet Pasha, and a madrasa was added in 1558. The mosque has a door made of yellow stone with a view of Seljuk architecture.

Architecture

It was the 16th century when the golden age of the Adana architecture was the end of the 15th century, and the Ramazanoğulları chose Adana as its capital. The city is grown rapidly with the establishment of many new neighborhoods at that time. Since many buildings that are considered being the turning point in the history of Adana have been built during this period, Mamluk and Seljuk architecture have an important place in the architectural history of Adana. The only remaining work in the Roman-Byzantine period was Taşköprü and several public buildings were built during Ottoman rule.

St. James’ s Church In 1501, Ramazanoğlu Halil Bey converted the mosque oil mosque. In 1525, a minaret was added to the mosque by Piri Mehmet Pasha, and a madrasa was added in 1558. The mosque has a door made of yellow stone with a view of Seljuk architecture.

Sport

Turkish team to play in the European final. Another basketball club, ASKI , fell to the 1st place in the 2017-18 season.

There are two known teams in the city. Adana Demirspor and Adanaspor. Both teams play their matches on the January 16th Fatih Terim Stadium, which has 16,095 spectators opened to service in 1938. Also in 2017, 36,117 cocoon stadiums (KozArena) were built. Adana Idman Yurdu, the only women’s soccer team in the 1st place in the city, is also fighting in Women’s 1st League.

BOTAŞ, one of the city’s basketball clubs, is fighting in the Women’s Basketball Super League. Team, League Champion Turkey, Turkey Cup, and President Cup Champion has been the champion. Many times, showing the success of Europe to represent Turkey BOTAS European Cup as a finalist became the first Turkish team to play in the European final. Another basketball club, ASKI, fell to the 1st place in the 2017-18 season.

 

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