List of national parks of Turkey

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National parks are one of the five protected areas in Turkey. Approximately, 1% of Turkey's total area consist of national parks.

Type Total number Total area (ha)
National parks (list) 40 848,119
Nature parks (list) 189 89,062
Nature preserve areas (list) 31 63,694
Wildlife protection areas (list) 80 1,201
Nature monuments (list) 109 5,762
Grand total 1,007,838
Wetlands (list) 135 1[›] 1,919,893

^ 1: There are 13 wetlands per Ramsar Convention, some of the Ramsar sites are also classified as above (e.g. Lake Kuş is also a national park.)

List of national parks[edit]

# Name Location Area (ha) Established
1 Yozgat Pine Grove National Park Yozgat 267 1958
2 Karatepe-Arslantaş National Park Osmaniye 4,145 1958
3 Soğuksu National Park Ankara 1,187 1959
4 Kuşcenneti National Park Balıkesir 17,058 1959
5 Uludağ National Park Bursa 13,024 1961
6 Yedigöller National Park Bolu 1,623 1965
7 Dilek Peninsula - Büyük Menderes Delta National Park Aydın 27,598 1966
8 Spil Mount National Park Manisa 6,867 1968
9 Mount Kızıl National Park Isparta 55,106 1969
10 Mount Güllük (Termessos) National Park Antalya 6,700 1970
11 Kovada Lake National Park Isparta 6,551 1970
12 Munzur Valley National Park Tunceli 42,674 1971
13 Beydağları Coast National Park Antalya 31,018 1972
14 Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park Çanakkale 33,439 1973
15 Köprülü Canyon National Park Antalya 35,719 1973
16 Mount Ilgaz National Park Kastamonu, Çankırı 1,118 1976
17 Historical Başkomutan National Park Afyonkarahisar, Kütahya, Uşak 40,948 1981
18 Ancient Göreme National Park Nevşehir 9,614 1986
19 Altındere Valley National Park Trabzon 4,468 1987
20 Ancient Boğazköy Alacahöyük National Park Çorum 2,600 1988
21 Mount Nemrut National Park Adıyaman, Malatya 13,827 1988
22 Beyşehir Lake National Park Konya 86,855 1993
23 Kazdağı National Park Balıkesir 20,935 1994
24 Altınbeşik Cave National Park Antalya 1,147 1994
25 Hatilla Valley National Park Artvin 16,944 1994
26 Karagöl-Sahara National Park Artvin 3,251 1994
27 Kaçkar Mountains National Park Rize, Artvin 52,970 1994
28 Aladağlar National Park Niğde, Adana, Kayseri 55,064 1995
29 Marmaris National Park Muğla 29,206 1996
30 Saklıkent National Park Muğla, Antalya 1,643 1996
31 Ancient Troya National Park Çanakkale 13,517 1996
32 Mount Honaz National Park Denizli 9,429 1998
33 Kastamonu-Bartın Küre Mountains National Park Kastamonu, Bartın 37,753 2000
34 Sarıkamış-Allahuekber Mountains National Park Kars, Erzurum 22,519 2004
35 Mount Ararat National Park Ağrı, Iğdır 88,014 2004
36 Gala Lake National Park Edirne 6,087 2005
37 Sultan Reeds National Park Kayseri 24,357 2006
38 Tek Tek Mountains National Park Şanlıurfa 19,335 2007
39 İğneada Longoz Forest National Park Kırklareli 3,155 2007
40 Nene Hatun Historical National Park Erzurum 387 2009

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