Bolacalıkoyuncu

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Bolacalıkoyuncu
Village
Bolacalıkoyuncu is located in Turkey
Bolacalıkoyuncu
Bolacalıkoyuncu
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°21′N 33°55′E / 36.350°N 33.917°E / 36.350; 33.917Coordinates: 36°21′N 33°55′E / 36.350°N 33.917°E / 36.350; 33.917
Country  Turkey
Province Mersin Province
District Silifke
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 849
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 33900
Area code(s) 0324
Licence plate 33

Bolacalıkoyuncu is a village in Silifke district of Mersin Province, Turkey. The village at 36°21′N 33°55′E / 36.350°N 33.917°E / 36.350; 33.917 is situated on the state highway D-400 . It is almost merged to Taşucu a town to the west. The distance to Silifke is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) and to Mersin is 91 kilometres (57 mi). The population of Bolacalıkoyuncu is 849 [1] as of 2011. The name of the village is composed of two words. Bolacalı refers to a cross bred goat (Boer goat and a local breed from Van) [2] and koyuncu means sheepman. But the village economy depends mostly on fruit and vegetable farming.

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