Arkum

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Arkum
Town
Arkum is located in Turkey
Arkum
Arkum
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°21′N 34°03′E / 36.350°N 34.050°E / 36.350; 34.050Coordinates: 36°21′N 34°03′E / 36.350°N 34.050°E / 36.350; 34.050
Country Turkey
ProvinceMersin Province
DistrictSilifke
Elevation
2 m (6 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total2,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Arkum at 36°21′N 34°03′E / 36.350°N 34.050°E / 36.350; 34.050 is a part of Silifke district which itself is a part of Mersin Province, Turkey. It is in the alluvial plain at the east of Göksu River. In the vicinity of Arkum, the Mediterranean Sea coast runs from north to south and is about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from Arkum, so the town may be considered as a coastal town. Towns Atakent and Atayurt are to the north and Silifke is to the west. Distance to Silifke is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) and distance to Mersin is about 75 kilometres (47 mi). The population of the town is 2000.[1] as of 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turksat Archived September 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine