Fındıkpınarı

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Fındıkpınarı
Town
Town hall in Fındıkpınarı
Town hall in Fındıkpınarı
Fındıkpınarı is located in Turkey
Fındıkpınarı
Fındıkpınarı
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 37°04′N 34°32′E / 37.067°N 34.533°E / 37.067; 34.533Coordinates: 37°04′N 34°32′E / 37.067°N 34.533°E / 37.067; 34.533
Country  Turkey
Province Mersin Province
District Mezitli
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 2,818
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 33330
Area code(s) 0324
Licence plate 33

Fındıkpınarı is a town in Mersin Province, Turkey.

Fındıkpınarı is in Mezitli district, center of which is actually in Greater Mersin. It is mountainous town with an altitude of 1,200 metres (3,900 ft). It is 46 kilometres (29 mi) from Mersin. Situated among pine forests it is a popular summer resort. (Mountain resort towns are usually called yayla) Traditionally, people from Mersin used to spend their summer vacations in Fındıkpınarı. Although the yayla tradition is on the decline, the settled population of the town was 2818[1] as of 2012.

On 15 December 1954, Fındıkpınar was declared village [2] and in 1993 the village was declared township .[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TurksatArchived September 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Gündüz Artan: Mersin Tarih Kronolojisi, İçel sanat kulübü Yayınları, Mersin, 2003
  3. ^ Mayor's page (Turkish)