Göcek Island

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Göcek Island
Native name: Göcek Adası
Göcek Island is located in Turkey
Göcek Island
Göcek Island
Geography
Location Mediterranean Sea
Coordinates 36°43′36″N 28°56′21″E / 36.72667°N 28.93917°E / 36.72667; 28.93917
Administration
İl (province) Muğla Province
İlçe Fethiye

Göcek Island is a Mediterranean island of Turkey.

Administratively the island is a part of Fethiye ilçe (district) of Muğla Province at 36°43′36″N 28°56′21″E / 36.72667°N 28.93917°E / 36.72667; 28.93917.[1] The island faces Göcek a touristic town and a small port. The island is a natural breakwater and it protects Göcek from most of the winds. The length of the island (from north to south) is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi). Its distance to nearest coast (Anatolia) is about 700 metres (2,300 ft).

The island is uninhabited. But there are beaches in both the east and the west shore and there is a quay in the east shore (so called İncirli) for boat services from Göcek. [2]

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