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Southern Marmara

Southern Marmara is the southern part of Marmara Region, Turkey. Bird Paradise National Park is one of the earliest national parks of Turkey, surrounding Lake Kuş.

Bursa, the fourth largest Turkish city, is in the northwestern part of the country, just south of the Sea of Marmara.

The Marmara Islands are an archipelago in the Sea of Marmara, located in its mid-west portion, near its exit to Aegean Sea and off Kapıdağ Peninsula on the Asian coast.

Uludağ is a national park and wintersports resort in Southern Marmara of Turkey.

Balıkesir is a city in interior Southern Marmara, Turkey. Nearest airport is Edremit Körfez Airport located near Edremit, about 90-100 km west.

Bozcaada is an island on the Aegean Sea, near the western exit of Dardanelles in Turkey.

Erdek is a resort town on the southern coast of the Sea of Marmara, in Southern Marmara Region, Turkey.

Geyikli is a village on an elevated plateau slightly inland in the Troad Peninsula of Southern Marmara, south of the regional hub of Çanakkale.

Gemlik is a city at the eastern end of the Gulf of Gemlik, in the Southern Marmara.

Armutlu, in the Southern Marmara Region, is the principal town of the Armutlu Peninsula, a hilly land draped with olives, cypresses, stone pines and other Mediterranean vegetation, interrupted by the occasional rocky canyon.

Mudanya is a town on the southern coast of the Sea of Marmara. A pleasant town in itself, Mudanya started to re-gain its role as a transportation hub for travellers between Istanbul and Bursa thanks to the recently launched seabus services.

Troy is an ancient city in what is now northwestern Turkey, made famous in Homer’s epic poem, the Iliad.

Just east of Bursa, Kestel is a small town, or, depending on the point of view, an industrial suburb of its far larger neighbour.

Çanakkale is a city in the Marmara Region of Turkey The city is on the southern/Asian bank of Dardanelles Strait, which links Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara while separating Europe from Asia.

Gönen is a city in Southern Marmara, Turkey. Gönen is 80 km northwest of Balikesir.

Avşa is one of the Marmara Islands, Turkey. Although it is one of the smaller islands of the archipelago, Avşa is the most heavily touristed one.

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