Cilicia

Cilicia (/sɪˈlɪʃə/)[3][note 1] is a geo-cultural region in southern Anatolia (Turkey), extending inland from the northeastern coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. Cilicia has a population ranging over six million, concentrated mostly at the Cilicia plain. The region includes the provinces of Mersin, Adana, Osmaniye, and Hatay.

Cilicia
قيليقية
Կիլիկիա
Κιλικία
Kilikya
Geographical region
Cilicia in the Roman Empire
Coordinates: 36°52′N 35°29′E
Country Turkey
Largest cityAdana
ProvincesMersin, Adana, Osmaniye, Hatay
Area
  Total38,585.16 km2 (14,897.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
  Total6,246,018
  Density161.876/km2 (419.26/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cilician(s) (English)
Կիլիկեան (Armenian)
Kilikyalı (Turkish)
Time zoneUTC+3 (FET)
Postal code prefixes
33xxx, 01xxx, 80xxx, 31xxx
Area code(s)324, 322, 328, 326
GRP (nominal)$43.14 billion (2018)[2]
GRP per capita$6,982 (2018)[2]
LanguagesTurkish, Arabic, Kurmanji