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Kurttepe is a mahalle (English: neighborhood) in the Çukurova district of the city of Adana. The neighborhood is located at north end of the city, at the shores of Seyhan Lake.

Kurttepe
Neighborhood (Turkish: Mahalle)
Kurttepe from the lake
Kurttepe from the lake
Coordinates: 37°03′31.00″N 35°16′00″E / 37.0586111°N 35.26667°E / 37.0586111; 35.26667Coordinates: 37°03′31.00″N 35°16′00″E / 37.0586111°N 35.26667°E / 37.0586111; 35.26667
Country Turkey
RegionÇukurova
Province Adana
DistrictÇukurova
AdministrationMuhtar - Seniors Council
Government
 • MuhtarBekir İşlek[1]
Elevation
140 m (460 ft)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • Total5,916
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code0-322

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GovernanceEdit

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

DemographicsEdit

The population of Kurttepe as of December 31, 2014 is 5916.

EconomyEdit

Kurttepe is former village which annexed to the city as a mahalle, after the expansion of the city to the north. Major institution in the neighborhood is the Tüyap Exhibition Hall and the Seyhan Research Hospital.

TransportEdit

Adana Metro Anadolu Lisesi station (alternatively known as Kurttepe station) is one kilometer south of the mahalle.

Adana Metropolitan Municipality Bus Department (ABBO) has bus routes from downtown Adana to the Seyhan Research Hospital within the Kurttepe neighborhood. Bus #159 is a 35-minute interval service that connects Kurttepe to the Central railway station, old town and to the Şakirpaşa Airport .[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.cukurova.bel.tr/Cukurova_Taniyalim/detay.aspx?SectionID=OhYyJHrJpsYDqUNLNUqlPA%3d%3d&ContentID=YS258Y0EDxxgN3mWehHkCQ%3d%3d
  2. ^ http://rapory.tuik.gov.tr/19-11-2015-19:43:13-1701520294684588087198312732.html
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-01. Retrieved 2015-10-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)