Aegean Region

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Aegean Region
Ege Bölgesi
Region of Turkey
Location of Aegean Region
Country Turkey
Area
 • Total 93,139 km2 (35,961 sq mi)
For other uses, see Aegean.
This article is about the geographical region. For the statistical region within Turkey, see Aegean Region (statistical).

The Aegean Region (Turkish: Ege Bölgesi) is a geographical region of Turkey.

Located in western Turkey, it is bordered by the Aegean Sea, which gives the region its name, to the west, the Marmara Region to the north, the Central Anatolia Region to the east and Mediterranean Region to the south.

Among the four coastal regions, the Aegean Region has the longest coastline.

Subdivision[edit]

  • Aegean Section (Turkish: Ege Bölümü)
    • Edremit Area (Turkish: Edremit Yöresi)
    • Bakırçay Area (Turkish: Bakırçay Yöresi)
    • Gediz Area (Turkish: Gediz Yöresi)
    • İzmir Area (Turkish: İzmir Yöresi)
    • Küçük Menderes Area (Turkish: Küçük Menderes Yöresi)
    • Büyük Menderes Area (Turkish: Büyük Menderes Yöresi)
    • Menteşe Area (Turkish: Menteşe Yöresi)
  • Inner Western Anatolia Section (Turkish: İç Batı Anadolu Bölümü)

Ecoregions[edit]

Terrestrial[edit]

Palearctic[edit]

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub[edit]

Provinces[edit]

Provinces that are entirely in the Aegean Region:

Provinces that are mostly in the Aegean Region:

Provinces that are partially in the Aegean Region:

Climate[edit]

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Climate chart (explanation)
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Turkish State Meteorology [1]

The climate of the Aegean Region has a Mediterranean climate at the coast, with hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters and a semi-arid continental climate in the interior with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters.

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See also[edit]

Coordinates: 38°00′N 29°00′E / 38.000°N 29.000°E / 38.000; 29.000

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