List of peninsulas of Turkey

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Turkey is a peninsular country; the country is located on two peninsulas; the Asiatic side is named as Anatolia, and European side is named as Thrace. On these two main peninsulas there are secondary peninsulas.[1][2][3]

The list of peninsulas

Peninsula Main peninsula Sea Province
Boztepe Anatolia Black Sea Sinop
Çatalca Thrace Between Black Sea and Marmara İstanbul
Kocaeli Anatolia Between Black Sea and Marmara İstanbul and Kocaeli
Armutlu Anatolia Marmara Yalova
Kapıdağ Anatolia Marmara Balıkesir
Gelibolu Thrace Between Marmara and Aegean Sea Çanakkale
Biga (Troad) Anatolia Between Marmara and Aegean Sea Çanakkale
Karaburun Anatolia Aegean Sea İzmir
Güvercin Anatolia Aegen Sea Aydın
Dilek Anatolia Aegean Sea Aydın
Bodrum Anatolia Aegean Sea Muğla
Datça (Reşadiye) Anatolia Aegean Sea Muğla
Bozburun Anatolia Between Aegean and Mediterranean Seas Muğla
Çukurbağ Anatolia Mediterranean Sea Antalya

See also


  1. ^ Faik Sabri Duran, Büyük Atlas (İstanbul: Kanaat Yayınevi, 2001; ISBN 975-7537-04-7).
  2. ^ Türkiye Turizm Atlası 2009 (İstanbul: Boyut Yayıncılık, 2009; ISBN 978-975-23-0634-9).
  3. ^ Britannica Atlas,Encyclopædia Britannica Inc.,1977,p 121-122
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