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Muğla Turkey

Muğla - Turkey Muğla is a city in south-western Turkey. It is the center of the district of Muğla as well as the seat of Muğla Province located along the Turkish Aegean coast. Muğla is situated inland at an altitude of 660 meters and lies at a distance of about thirty kilometers or nineteen miles from the nearest seacoast on the Gulf of Gökova to the south west. Muğla, the province's capital, is a delightful city that stretches from the foothills of Mount Asar onto the plain that bears its name. This cohesively developing, modern, peaceful and clean city is famous for its unique architecture. Muğla houses with whitewashed walls, redtiled roofs, characteristic chimneys and distinctive Ottoman-style architecture have been placed on the protected historical buildings list. Since the economic development of the city in part relies on tourism the natural, cultural and historical amenities of Muğla have always been sustained. The city of Muğla is a hub for transportation with mini-buses and motor coaches running directly from the Otocar (Bus Station) to all neighbouring towns, resorts and other major cities of the country. The highways in Muğla are connected with the highways of Aydın, Denizli, Bodrum and Fethiye which connect Muğla with the rest of the country. There are two international airports in the province at Dalaman and Bodrum-Milas. Muğla province has the longest coast in Turkey with 1124 kilometers of shoreline. Regular boat trips are available between the coastal resorts as well as to neighbouring Greek Islands. Muğla has a Mediterranean climate - hot and dry in the summer and warm and rainy during the winter. Muğla is an agricultural area producing honey, olives, olive oil, citrus fruit, almonds, various herbs and vegetables. More than two thirds of the Muğla province is covered with pine forests. This makes it an ideal place to engage in numerous outdoor sports such as trekking, mountain climbing, hang-gliding, cycling, fishing, scuba-diving and sailing. If it is nightlife that appeals to you there are the more lively resorts of Marmaris, Bodrum, or just about any of the other coastal holiday resorts. The world of entertainment virtually moves from Istanbul to the south coast of the country as soon as summer begins with many festivals, performances, and concerts taking place during the tourist season.

Muğla University was built in 1992 in Muğla in southwestern Turkey. It has grown vastly in the fifteen years since its foundation due to a number of factors in order to reach the current (2006) number of 16,000 students with a faculty of 700 teachers in 122 different departments and programs. The Main Campus is located in Kötekli Village, a five-minute drive from the city center. There is another facility in the city center of Muğla which houses the Muğla Vocational School as well as the staff residences, a guest house, and two conference halls. Muğla School of Health is also located in the city center close to the state hospitals. There is one faculty and seven more schools spread within the districts of Muğla Province - namely in Bodrum, Dalaman, Fethiye, Marmaris, Milas, Ortaca, Ula, and Yatağan. Muğla University has been a leading factor in the development of Muğla with thousands of university students coming from other areas of Turkey with different ethnical and cultural backgrounds.

Muğla is served by Dalaman International Airport or Milas-Bodrum Airport .


Region: Mediterranean
Province: Muğla
Beach: No
Marina: No
Hotels: Yes
Video: Yes
Airport: Dalaman International Airport or Milas-Bodrum Airport
English language website: mugla-information.com
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