Antalya By Numbers
Antalya By Numbers
Antalya, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Mediterranean’ in Turkey, has a population of 2 million 511 thousand 700 according to the latest census. According to the previous census, 3.52 percent of the population of the city showing an increase of 50.37 percent that 1 million 265 thousand 171' men, 49.63 percent that 1 million 246 thousand 529 women constitute. It can be said that the distribution of the population is almost equal at the same time, the city increases this population rate by 2.5 times due to the high concentration of domestic and international tourists in the summer.
The area of Antalya, which is located at 36 degrees 53 minutes north latitude and 30 degrees 41 minutes east parallel, is 20 thousand 909 square kilometers. In Antalya, which is the 6th largest city in Turkey in terms of area, the number of people per square meter is 120. It is worth noting, however, that these numbers can double or even triple in the summer months.
The telephone code of the city with license plate code 07 is 242. However, based on its geopolitical position, it can be observed that a predominantly Mediterranean climate prevails in the city. Depending on the climate zone it is in, winters are warm, but the mountainous part is rainy and the coast part is rainy, summers are hot. The city has an average rainfall of 1070 millimetres per square meter, and accordingly, 60 percent of its territory is made up of forested areas. Mainly red pine, larch and cedar trees are common in Antalya, whose vegetation is maquis. Especially ivy, Laurel, yellowwood, eaten, terebinth berry, myrtle, mint, lavender, thyme and veronica are among the most common plant species.
When you look at the terrain of the city, 77.8 percent of the mountainous areas, 10.2 percent of the plains and 12 percent consists of rugged structures. The hilly regions of these mountains vary between 2500 and 3000 meters in places in Antalya, which is also home to some of the Taurus Mountains.
Antalya has 19 districts which are Kepez, Muratpaşa, Alanya, Manavgat, Konyaaltı, Serik, Aksu, Kumluca, Döşemealtı, Kas, Korkuteli, Gazipaşa, Finike, Kemer, Elmalı, Demre, Akseki, Gündoğmuş and Ibradi and it also has a total of 537 districts including Alanya.