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Full nameTurkey
Official nameAdana
Settlement typeCity
TypeMayor-council government
BodyAdana Metropolitan Municipality
MayorZihni Aldırmaz (acting)
Total Area1042.2 sq mi (2700 km2)
Elevation75.5 ft (23 m)
Density (pop.)589.45/km2 (1526.7/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1591518
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code01xxx
Area code0322
Licence plate01|blank_name=Licence plate

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Adana (-traˈda.napron) is a city in southern Turkey and a major agricultural and commercial center. The city is situated on the Seyhan River, 30 kilometres inland from the Mediterranean, in south-central Anatolia. It is the administrative seat of the Adana Province and has a population of 1.6 million, making it the fifth most populous city in Turkey.

Adana-Mersin Metropolitan Area, with a population of 3 million, stretches over 100 kilometres from east to west and 25 kilometres from north to south; encompassing the cities of Mersin, Tarsus, Adana and Ceyhan. It is the fourth largest metropolitan area in Turkey and one of the country's leading centres of commerce and culture.

Adana lies in the heart of Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region that covers the provinces of Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye and Hatay. Home to approximately six million people, the region is mostly a large stretch of flat, fertile land regarded as one of the most agriculturally productive areas of the world.

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