Yalova, according to today's Administrative Division including the central district is composed of 6 districts. Districts; Yalova Merkez, Altinova, Pear, Cinarcik, Çiftlikköy and Termal. 6 districts with municipalities in Yalova, there are a total of 15 municipalities, the central district 1 (Kadikoy), Altınova 3 (Kaytazdere, Subasi and Tavsanli), Çınarcık'ta 4 (Koruköy, Esenköy, Kocadere and Tesvikiye) and Çiftlikköy 1 (Stone Bridge) and the municipality has a total of 43 villages.
Mountains, the northern foothills of the northern coast of the peninsula with Pear Samanli established in Yalova, Turkey's northwest, north and west of almaktadır.İlin in the southeastern part of the Marmara Sea of Marmara, south of Maharashtra, south of Bursa (Gemlik and Iznik Orhangazi-districts) and is located in the Gulf of Gemlik. The boundaries of the province north of the south-west from the Sea of Marmara to Yalova and çevrilmiştir.Kıyılar, a feature not show intricate. Yalova 39-40 º north latitude, between 29-61 ° east longitude, altitude 2 meters, the highest point in the country with an area of 926 square kilometers land area of 0.11% metredir.839 'covers part of. Yalova, Turkey, the smallest province by area and the sea, which is the longest coastline (105 miles) is one of the tourist cities. Yalova, productive and fertile plains sahiptir.Çınarcık, Gokcedere, Kirazli, Kılıçköy and between Stone Bridge and the sea, separated from each other, large and small plains has occurred tepeciklerle low plains, rivers and stretches along circles, fruit growing, vegetable growing is done. Yalova's total land area (847,000 ha), 82% percent, agricultural land (221.730 ha) of forest area (468.090 ha) and meadow-pasture land (7.944 ha) is composed. Vegetation, shrubs, and forests of the province and south of the northern mountain valley oluşturmaktadır.Samanlı shrubs found in them, along the base of this mass bulunurlar.Yalova intermittent strips, and in parts of the south of the steep slopes of a lush forest cover completely with the kaplıdır.Ormanlık areas usually beech, oak, hornbeam, dogwood, chestnut and linden trees görülür.Yalova in forests, wood and timber needs of the environment are met ...
Yalova province, north-facing slopes of mountains Samanli established, natural beauty, beaches and the famous thermal springs and is one of the major settlements. Settlement goes back to very early times the region of Yalova. Initially, an area of marshland in the heart of the city today is much more later. Mountains of east-west direction, extending from south of the province Samanli Arganthonios'idi ancient times its name. He called the era of typical Anatolian Arganthonios us i.Ö.2000 local settlement 'TO, ie the line-up went into the Hittite period. The city center is located near the hot springs, in ancient times was called the Pythia Therma. utilized since the first era, the hot mineral springs, medicinal plants and development of the establishment, growth and recognition of the role the city played.
Yalova region, Bithynia in history, Roman, Eastern Roman (Byzantine) took part in the territory. The antiquity of the full name of the settlement are unknown, and XENODOCHiON PYLOPYTHiA region is said, is located in a variety of sources.
Herzegovina, and from today Ciftlikkoy, Roman, Eastern Roman (Byzantine) emperors and court circles had a reputation as a summer resort town.
Name of the region, known as HALiZONES EARTHS or YALAKOVASI. The region is also a major devastation suffered during the Crusades.
Seljuks, 21 October 1096 and located near to the village today and Herzegovina KiBOTOS'ta, the Crusaders fought back the pioneers.
1301'te, Ottoman, Iznik, on the way to-Herzegovina-Yalakdere Valley Koyunhisar (Çobankale) also defeated the Byzantines, and the tide continued to the sea shore.
The first milestone in the history of the Ottoman devirlerindeki, July 27, 1302, was. Turks under the command of Osman Gazi, Yalakdere and Herzegovina in the vicinity of the mouth of the valley to the sea at the Battle of Bafeus defeated the Byzantines, defeated a large.
Some historians, this event shall be regarded as exact founding date of the Ottoman Empire.
Both 1301'deki Koyunhisar battle, and the battle of July 27 1302'deki Bafeus, to overcome the Byzantines, the Ottomans, despite Çobankale (Koyunhisar) and the Castle of the sea-shore Yalakonya geçirememişlerdi addressed.
Yalova region, 1337'de Yalakonya Çobankale Castle and, after falling, were annexed by Amir Ali.
Article XV and XVI century historians, the local names used for the YALAKOVA and YALAKABAD.
Yalova, Turkey's southeast, is located in the southeastern part of the Marmara region. provinces in the north and west of the Marmara Sea, east of Maharashtra, south of Bursa (Orhangazi-Gemlik) and is located in the Gulf of Gemlik. Yalova, 39-40 N, 29-61 East longitude. Height is 2 meters from the sea, 926 meters from the highest point. 0.11% of its land area with 847 km2 'covers part of. Yalova outside the eastern shores of the plains, mountainous terrain has a. South of the region, from west to east Izmit - Sapanca, Kocaeli, combined with sıradaşları Samanli Mountains are covered. Many of the hills in this mountainous terrain where the highest peak (926 m) is at the top Beşpınar.
North of the southwestern province of Yalova is surrounded by the Marmara Sea up to the limits. A property does not coasts are indented.
vegetation, shrubs, and forests are the province. Mountains, north and south of the valley shrubs Samanli found in them, strips and pieces are found intermittently along the base of this mass.
The steep slopes in the south of Yalova's completely covered with a lush forest cover. Forests cover about 5% of the province. Forested areas, usually beech, oak, hornbeam, dogwood, chestnut and lime trees is seen.
Located east of Yalova province in Marmara Region, the climate, the macro - as the type of air conditioning, is the nature of a transition between the Mediterranean and Black Sea climates. Yalova's climate, in some periods, reflects the properties of terrestrial climate. Arrivals from the north and south of Yalova, in the three main types of air flow is dominant in a quiet quality. cities, summers are hot and dry, winters warm and rainy.
According to today's central district with the provincial administrative bölünüğe consists of 6 districts.
Yalova province between the years 1990-1997 the population growth rate is approximately 2-fold increased, with 113,417 of those dates is a 7-year period the overall population increased to 163,916. This is the most important reason for the increase in the past is that the status of provincial status in the district of the province in 1995. Population growth rate on 17 August 1999 came to a halt with the earthquake, have had some reduction in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake in 2000, the province also provided temporary housing solutions for the problem with the population trend has been observed to increase again. The amount of this increase, however, fallen far short of pre-earthquake rates. Yalova population is examined in terms of gender, male population than female population in the center of the network starts, but the villages have changed the balance in favor of the male population and the total male population was more than the total female population.
If the population is examined by age, over 50% of the population is among 10-39 years.
SIS Urban Population Growth Rate Population Growth Rate Index, Index, and the evaluation due in 2005, Yalova city population was 190,826; in 2020 is expected to be 279,430. In terms of population movements, in 2000, 41% of the population in the villages, the city, falling 59%, whereas in 2005 39% of the population in villages, 61% of the city and live in 2020 villages in 34% of the population, 66% percent is expected to live in the city.
Of the local cuisine dishes that are unique in Yalova, Pavle (the root of boiled cabbage leaves), rocket (soup made from corn flour), kale, lunch, luhu şuşkey (corn tortillas, shredded cabbage dish), Çirbuli (Kırmızıbiberli eggs), Lalanga (pan-fried in a thin pasta dinner), Çubiyiş Gayin (chestnut dinner) include. The pope desserts (sweet milk and flour mixture), Silohto (dumpling), Paponi (sweet made of flour and sugar), Meçavçevi tray (walnut dumplings), Yalova and other specialties.
The local cuisine, a variety of Yalova province of those who migrate here enjoy their own culture and social structure of the request, Yalova, gave birth to a rich culinary culture.