İncirlik

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İncirlik (Turkish pronunciation: [indʒiɾˈlik]) is a town in the Sarıçam district of Adana Province with a population of 11,555.[1] Formerly a municipality, it was incorporated into Sarıçam Municipality in 2008. İncirlik is located approximately 10 km east of Adana.

İncirlik is made up of 3 neighborhoods; Hürriyet, Kemalpaşa and Yeni Mahalle.

The major institution in İncirlik is NATO's Incirlik Air Base from which American aircraft patrolled Iraq's northern No-Fly Zone between the 1991 Persian Gulf War and the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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  1. ^ [1] Adana Metropolitan Municipality. It is mostly populated with american citizens. Retrieved on 2010-08-16.

Coordinates: 36°59′10″N 35°26′03″E / 36.98611°N 35.43417°E / 36.98611; 35.43417