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Şakirpaşa (Turkish pronunciation: [ʃakiɾpaʃa]) is a mahalle in the Seyhan district of the city of Adana, 3 km west of the city centre. The neighborhood is situated south of the D400 state road, next to the Şakirpaşa Airport.

Şakirpaşa
Neighborhood (Turkish: Mahalle)
Coordinates: 36°59′30.00″N 35°16′41″E / 36.9916667°N 35.27806°E / 36.9916667; 35.27806Coordinates: 36°59′30.00″N 35°16′41″E / 36.9916667°N 35.27806°E / 36.9916667; 35.27806
Country Turkey
RegionÇukurova
ProvinceAdana
DistrictSeyhan
AdministrationMuhtar - Seniors Council
Government
 • MuhtarMustafa Turan
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total12,363
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code0-322

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GovernanceEdit

Şakirpaşa is a mahalle and it is administered by the Muhtar and the Seniors Council.

DemographicsEdit

The population of Şakirpaşa as of December 31, 2014 is 12,363. Most of the residents are Kurdish.

EconomyEdit

Şakirpaşa is a low-income working-class neighborhood. Most of the residents work at the factories and shops at low-paid jobs.

SportsEdit

ABB Şakirpaşa is a handball club that promoted to the Turkish Women's Handball Super League on 21 April 2016, at the playoff finals in Ankara.[2] The venue of Şakirpaşa is Yüreğir Serinevler Arena.[3]

TransportEdit

Şakirpaşa Airport is within the mahalle borders, 2 km from the residential areas.

Şakirpaşa Railway Station is 400 m north of the neighborhood, at the Sakarya mahalle, one block north of the D400 state road. The station is currently served by two regional lines and one long-distance line.

Adana Metropolitan Municipality Bus Department (ABBO) has bus routes from downtown Adana to Şakirpaşa. Şakirpaşa Minibus Co-operative also conducts local transport from downtown.

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