Karadere, Fethiye

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Karadere is located in Turkey
Location in Turkey
Coordinates: 36°20′N 29°16′E / 36.333°N 29.267°E / 36.333; 29.267Coordinates: 36°20′N 29°16′E / 36.333°N 29.267°E / 36.333; 29.267
Country  Turkey
Province Muğla Province
District Fethiye
Elevation 5 m (15 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,426
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 48363
Area code(s) 0252
Licence plate 48

Karadere is a town in Fethiye district of Muğla Province, Turkey. The town is situated a few kilometers inland from the coast of Mediterranean Sea coast at 36°20′N 29°16′E / 36.333°N 29.267°E / 36.333; 29.267. The distance to Fethiye is 55 kilometres (34 mi). The population of Karadere was 3426[1] as of 2011. Karadere was a part of Lycian kingdom and the ruins of the historical city of Xanthos is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of Karadere . Patara beaches are situated to the south east of Karadere. In 1998 Karadere was declared a seat of township.[2] In 2014 it will included in the newly established Seydikemer district.


  1. ^ "Turkstat". Turkish Statistical Institute. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Town page (in Turkish)