Aegean Turkey Introduction
The Aegean Sea extends from the Mediterranean
northward between Greece and Turkey.
It covers an area of about 214,000 km² / 82,625 sq mi and surrounds many islands. Its southern entrance is partially blocked by the islands of Crete (Girit) and Rhodes (Rodos). The Aegean extends about 640 km / 400 mi from Crete northward to the coast of Thrace and its width ranges from 195-400 km / 120-250 mi.
The coast of the Aegean is mountainous and only in Macedonia and Thrace in the north are there extensive coastal plains. The narrow waterway known as the Dardanelles enters the Aegean from the northeast and carries the discharge from the Black Sea.
Gediz (Hermos) River
Kizil Avlu (The Red Court)
Bakircay (Caicus) River
History of Ephesus
Ephesus and Christianity
Basilica of St. John
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Kucuk Menderes (Cayster) River
Dalyan (Fish Weir) and Caunus
Kaya Koy (Rock Village)
Olu Deniz (Dead Sea)
Buyuk Menderes (Meander) River
Goncali (Laodicea Ad Lycum)
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