Ceyhan (pronounced [dʒeːˈhan]) is a ceety in sootheast Turkey an wi 105,000 (2010) indwallers (150,000 in the metropolitan aurie) it is the seicont lairgest ceety o Adana Province efter the caipital Adana. Ceyhan is the transportation hub for Middle Eastren, Central Asie an Roushie ile an naitural gas. It is situatit on the Ceyhan River, frae which it takes its name, in central Çukurova, 43 km (27 mi) east o Adana. The Ceyhan River is dammed at Aslantas tae provide fluid control an irrigation for the lawer river basin aroond Ceyhan.

Location o Ceyhan athin Turkey.
Location o Ceyhan athin Turkey.
Ceyhan is locatit in Turkey
Location o Ceyhan
Coordinates: 37°2′N 35°49′E / 37.033°N 35.817°E / 37.033; 35.817
Kintra Turkey
 • MayorHüseyin Sözlü (MHP)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
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Licence plate01

The ile terminalsEedit

Ceyhan's marine transport terminal is the Mediterranean terminus o the Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline (the "BTC") which brings crude ile frae the landlockit Caspian Sea athort Azerbaijan an Georgie, an enterin Turkey in the northeast. The pipeline wis completit in Mey 2005. The terminal contains seiven storage tanks, a jetty capable o loadin twa tankers o up tae 300,000 t DWT DWT uses unsupportit parameter (help) simultaneously, meterin facilities, a waste watter treatment plant an vapor incineration ("burn-aff") facilities.

Ceyhan Terminal is an aw the destination o Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline an planned Samsun-Ceyhan bi-pass pipeline. In futur Ceyhan will be an aw a naitural gas hub for a planned pipeline constructit parallel tae the Kirkuk-Ceyhan ile pipeline, an for a planned extension o the Blue Stream Gas Pipeline tae frae Samsun tae Ceyhan.

Set tae acome a crossroad in the near futur, Ceyhan's significance in poleetical terms is an aw expectit tae rise considerably, as stressed durin an early 2006 symposium organized bi the municipality.[1]

Modren ceety o CeyhanEedit

Ceyhan is the seicont maist developed an populatit ceety o Adana Province efter Adana. Lik iverywhaur else on this coast it is roastin het in simmer. Thare are a number o restaurants servin the legendary Adana kebab. The river runs throu the ceety center.

Places o interestEedit

  • The caravanserai o Kurtkulağı - biggit in 1659 bi Hüseyin Paşa, airchitect Mehmed Ağa.
  • Yılan kale - a castle on a steep rock, biggit in the 12t century, durin the Crusades tae control the Çukurova plain an tred routes east.
  • Tumlu Kale or Dumlukale - anither castle.
  • Sirkeli Höyük - biggit tae commemorate a battle here atween Hittite emperor Muvattali an the Egyptian pharaoh Rameses.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns-sister ceetiesEedit

See an awEedit


  1. From Ceyhun to Ceyhan - Papers presented during the 29 March-1 April 2006 symposium organized by the municipality of Ceyhan covering the region's culture and ethnography, as well as the broader subjects o the internaitional ile industry, the Caucasus an the Cyprus dispute. (in Turkis)
  2. "Sumqayıt şəhər icra hakimiyyəti. Beynəlxalq Əlaqələr". Retrieved 2010-12-29. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)