Hüseyinler, Silifke

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Across the canyon
Across the canyon
Hüseyinler is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°32′N 34°03′E / 36.533°N 34.050°E / 36.533; 34.050Coordinates: 36°32′N 34°03′E / 36.533°N 34.050°E / 36.533; 34.050
Country  Turkey
Province Mersin Province
District Silifke
Elevation 670 m (2,200 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 572
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 33940
Area code(s) 0324
Licence plate 33

Hüseyinler is a village in Silifke district of Mersin Province, Turkey. The village at 36°32′N 34°03′E / 36.533°N 34.050°E / 36.533; 34.050 is situated in the peneplane area of Toros Mountains. The distance to Silifke is 30 kilometres (19 mi) and to Mersin is 65 kilometres (40 mi). The population of Hüseyinler was 572 [1] as of 2011 . Hüseyinler is north of Kızkalesi (Corycus of the antiquity) and Adamkayalar ( a location known for Roman rock reliefs.) The road between Hüseyinler and Kızkalesi is only 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) and the path (not passable by motor vehicles) to Adamkayalar is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi).[2] Main activity of the village is agriculture. The crops include tomato and beans. Export of bay leaf also contribute to village economy.