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Balandız is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°21′N 33°44′E / 36.350°N 33.733°E / 36.350; 33.733Coordinates: 36°21′N 33°44′E / 36.350°N 33.733°E / 36.350; 33.733
Country  Turkey
Province Mersin Province
District Silifke
Elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 175
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 33940
Area code(s) 0324
Licence plate 33

Balandız (Gümüşlü) is a village in the Silifke district of Mersin Province, Turkey. It is situated in the Taurus Mountains. It is 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Silifke and 105 kilometres (65 mi) from Mersin. The population of Balandız is 175 [1] as of 2011. Balandız is an agricultural village. But during summers it is also a yayla (resort). Now an unused building is under renovation to be put into service as a village museum and a library.[2]